It has been 6 months since I wrote my last post, and not quite 2 years since I started this blog, not quite 2 years since I walked away from the world of business.  I don’t often pay attention to anniversaries, but recently I was talking to a friend who had experienced an anniversary, and she said she liked anniversaries (which I typically don’t), because they forced/created a space for a reflection on progress.  So, a reflection… Read more

Patient: Dr., It hurts when I do this…
Dr.: Then don’t do that!

It’s an old joke, I have no idea where I heard it, and its obvious truth is the source of its humour.  Of course, in terms of bio-mechanics, it’s not the most practical or helpful answer.  If you went to your doctor because you couldn’t raise your arm and this was his or her answer, you’d find a new doctor.  But in terms of the beliefs that shape our lives, it’s a perfectly valid, difficult answer. Read more