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The Elusive Escape Hatch
If only you could find the button, the lever, or the hidden bookcase that exposed the escape hatch. It’s not an uncommon desire to want to escape. You know those times when you feel worn out, over-burdened, and just plain over it. Yes, I am talking about you.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 15, 2019

What, When, How
At work we have been focused on respect among co-workers. Specifically, how to keep ourselves in check so that our communication does not inadvertently make a difficult situation worse. It happens so easily. I’ve learned that the impact of what you say is dramatically affected by when you say it and how you say it.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 08, 2019

In the Grand Scheme of Things
It was only an office move, 10 minutes away, but for some the stress was getting to be too much. It was not under their control. Most of us struggle a bit with change. It could have been worse. The office could have been closing for good.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 01, 2019

Start Small
A teacher had lost her sister in a car accident. The deceased had $20.00 on her at the time of her death. It was what she had made in tips for her last night of work. The teacher thought how can I honor and keep my sister’s memory with only $20.00? She held on to it while she tried to decide.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 24, 2019

Hidden Faces
I sat in the dentist office waiting for my 6-month cleaning and glanced at a print on the wall across from me. It was a cowboy and two horses on a trail in wooded rocky terrain. My first thought was that I didn’t realize my dentist, who I’ve gone to for years, was a fan of the great west. My attention wandered then to the magazine rack just to the right and I marveled at how few of the people on the covers were recognizable to me.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 17, 2019

Things in Common
Why is it we focus on how we are different from each other? I pondered this question driving home from my annual Weekend Yoga Retreat. If you pause and consider you will realize just how often someone’s differences are pointed out in the news, in a group conversation, and in advertising. Everyone seems to focus on why and how we are not alike.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 10, 2019