Did you stop measuring?

Did you stop measuring?

Measuring We recently talked about measuring, and now we’re talking about NOT doing it. Programs running We have many programs running. We are always tasting, listening, looking, sampling… and measuring. Did you stop measuring? “Hi, I’m Mr....
The tension of disagreement

The tension of disagreement

Tension We’ve talked about tension before. We’ve talked about tension vs. something being at rest and what that means for us. But now I want to talk about the tension of disagreement. Everything’s going to be OK Everything is going to be OK. Does...
Taking a step back

Taking a step back

A simple answer for a complex issue… doesn’t work Did you ever have an issue with someone and tell a friend about it? They usually say “Oh well I would just say this.” You roll your eyes , take a deep breath, and attempt to explain that this is...
Zooming Out – but what does that mean?

Zooming Out – but what does that mean?

The 30,000 foot view You’ve heard of that phrase—taking the 30,000 foot view, right? But what exactly does that mean? Does it mean to take a step back? Does it mean 30,000 steps back? Considering the big picture? How long do you do this? Do you then zoom back in...
What are you measuring?

What are you measuring?

Progress If you’re not measuring progress, how do you know how well you are doing in the pursuit of a goal? Don’t you have milestones and stuff like that? The Alchemy for Life system has a huge amount of tracking, and milestones, and even an icon for...
Thoughts vs. Reality – not what you think

Thoughts vs. Reality – not what you think

Here’s something you don’t hear – thoughts do not equal reality. In an odd way this is a discussion (of the reverse kind) of mindfulness. Fight of flight Our fight or flight mechanism was designed and evolved to deal with something happening right...