Autumn is the time of year that reminds us that growth isn't the whole story. Some seasons we've grown really fast or come really far and that means we might bring along some parts of ourselves or ideas about things that we just don't need to carry around any more. As someone who enjoys gardening I trust the pruning process as I cut back the flowers and shrubs that had so generously bloomed and grown over the summer. I don't question that it isn't a necessary stage. I know
When it comes to talking about how permission, obstacles, and obligations affect your life I am not the most qualified person out there. But I have given myself permission to contribute to the conversation. That was a huge one for me. You don't have to go back to school for a 100 years. You don't have to get that one more qualification or take one more course. You don't have to be perfect to contribute to the discussion about things you are passionate about. In the linke
Every time you feel stuck or cornered I want you to remember this song and make a list of at least 10 choices you have. Particularly the ones you wouldn't dream of doing. Because that is a choice too. You choose not to do it. You don't have to slip out the back Jack. But there's something about writing those down, or just listing them in your head, that frees you to think more generously about the kind you would choose. And to take a conscious action.