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The technology challenge

Are you in charge of your technology, or is your technology in charge of you?  We call them “smart phones”, and I wonder if the phone is getting smarter than we are. I recently read, Irresistible: The rise of...

Stress well, rest well

Stress can be positive, who knew?  This month I interviewed two of our AWAL contributors Dr. Joseph Steyr and Michelle Heighington about their “stress well” program in the legal blog Slaw.ca.  Here is the transcript of that...

From allegation to concern

One of the realities of being human, I’ve come to believe, is that most people are afraid of bringing up conflict. We tend to avoid the issue by either pushing ourselves away (avoiding) or by getting angry and thereby pushing...

Choices

These ideas helped me out tremendously. #1– When I choose compassion over judgement, it dissolves a lot of my suffering. Judgement is hard work and soooo depleting.unnamed (1) #2– We can’t always choose what happens, but we...