Monthly Archives: April 2014

Can You Really Learn From Someone Else?

Can we really learn from someone else? By Sue Urda

Can we really learn from someone else? By Sue Urda

I’ve been wondering lately if it’s truly possible to learn from someone else. What I mean is, do we have to experience something on our own, try it our own way—perhaps failing in the process—before we can say we have actually learned something?

Or can we hear a story from someone—maybe our elders or a speaker—or read the history of a community or a nation and garner the lessons they learned for themselves in the living of life and the doing of things? Can we take their word for it … Read More

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STUFF HAPPENS, Glitches and Silver Linings

Stuff happensSTUFF HAPPENS!

Especially when it comes to technology and change and movement.

And as glitches go, this wasn’t too bad. And we know there’s ALWAYS some good that comes from a seemingly negative situation.

You know what we mean…

-The silver lining

-The calm after the storm

-Good follows bad

You get the idea.

And because we know good is always here for us, we’re constantly on the lookout for it. We hope you are too! SO HERE’S THE SCOOP…

This week during our move, we had a GLITCH in our online shopping cart on the early bird pricing for our … Read More

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What Have You Got to Lose?

What have you got to lose?

What have you got to lose?

I’m not generally someone who asks questions that evoke negative responses, although it’s been known to happen on occasion … But this isn’t one of those times.

The question I’m thinking of is this, “What have you got to lose?”

When someone asks you, “What have you got to lose?” it’s usually a follow up to a challenge you’re facing. For example:

– You’re thinking of moving 1,500 miles away and will no longer be physically close to your friends and family… so what have you got to lose?

– You have a sense it’s time to quit your regular … Read More

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