It is not easy carving a new path, especially using an out-of-date guide.
field n. 1. an area of open land. 2. a branch of study or sphere of activity. 3. a space or range within which objects are visible. 4. all the participants involved. 5. the region in which a force is effective. 6. a system subject to binary operations.
field guide n. 1. a handbook, usually illustrated, in which a surveyor notes down observations in order to support the identification of objects discovered in the field.
in the field 1. engaged in practical work.
—adapted from Oxford English Dictionary and Merriam-Webster
It’s time to map out a new field of inquiry.
Time to undo the binary of work vs. life. Time to bring our whole selves to the challenge of identifying new ways of being and doing. Time to discover creative resources, engage our inner wisdom, and work with others to explore the impact of bringing conscious life to work.
- The Darkest DayDecember 21, 2023 Rather than wait for the buzz and ball of New Year’s to review one’s progress and set new intentions, we might attune ourselves to the rhythms of nature and take this moment of the Winter Solstice as an opportunity for reflection. (It’s a rather arbitrary date, isn’t it, January 1st, to think… Read more: The Darkest Day
- Snakes in the grassDecember 5, 2023. and the beauty of the spider’s web They say it takes three times as many positive experiences to have a memorable impact on our slowly evolving lizard brain than one bad one. We’re primed to be on the lookout for snakes in the grass, rather than appreciate the beauty of the spider’s… Read more: Snakes in the grass
- The 9 to 5November 20, 2023 A Short Story on Waking Up Early I recently had a client ask what time I got up in the morning. 5am, I said. Pretty consistently, I add. (I had to confess to sleeping in this Sunday until 6). Oh, yeah, so then what time do you go to bed? 9pm, pretty… Read more: The 9 to 5
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