I considered writing about Halloween given that tonight the ghosts & goblins will knock on our doors looking for the best in sweets and treats. But we really don’t celebrate this holiday at our house – so many strangers, persistently knocking on the door, simply upsets my husband too much (Alzheimer’s).
Over the last several weeks, I’ve been engaged in an online course of sorts about the nature of White privilege. It is called a White Affinity Circle and it is a “virtual circle” conversation among a group (I think there’s about 8 of us) White women with a professor leading the discussion.
Recently, I had a rich conversation with a friend and colleague in which we discussed the structure of the religious calendar – in particular, the Jewish year. Rosh Hashanah the holiday that proclaims the new year, which ran from sundown on September 25th through nightfall September 27this an extremely important holiday for Jewish people, a time to both reflect and rejoice.
If you read Mindful magazine, as I try to each month, you’ve likely come across the article offering these three insights into the pursuit of happiness.
I came upon an interesting book last week, Wellbeing at Work, by the Gallup Research authors, Jim Clifton & Jim Harter. They summarize a ton of data that Gallup has amassed over their years of national and international polls, and what they offer is well worth attending to.