There is a statistic that gets thrown around that every seven years your cells have all been replaced due to the constant generation of new cells that are replacing dying cells in our bodies.  While this is inaccurate for a number of reasons there is a certain sentiment about our ever changing nature. Many years … Continue reading Two


My life, it seems, comes in waves of positives and negatives.  I don’t know why, but it seems there is a consistent, “when it rains, it pours” things happening in my life.  So much to the point that when I acknowledge mentally that things are going well, and I immediately begin to wonder what will … Continue reading Imploding

Sculpting our best selves

There are moments that exist within the walls of our mind where we struggle, battle, converse, and reconcile who we are with ourselves.  These can be the most gratifying or painful conversations that we ever have.  All too often we avoid these conversations because they are painful.  Growth, change, and improvement is painful.  Like most … Continue reading Sculpting our best selves

When conversations take hours

When talking to my spouse recently she commented how there are times when I need to talk for hours in order to get through something.  These conversations are often diaper-related recently, and there are times when I am verbalizing thoughts and emotions for the first time.  In these moments I am learning how I feel … Continue reading When conversations take hours

Countermeasures and our plan of action – Problem Solving Series – Session 8

The whole point in problem solving is to help us reduce or remove a gap in performance.  Countermeasures and a plan of attack become the vehicle in which we are able to achieve our goals of improvement.  This effort, in A3, is moving from the left side of the A3 to the right side where … Continue reading Countermeasures and our plan of action – Problem Solving Series – Session 8