Passion: The Enduring Debate

I like to learn about the origins of words. Not only is such "word etymology" educational, it's often both fascinating and startling to see how starkly the meanings of words shift over just a few centuries. Such was the case this morning, when I decided to look up the origins of the word "passion" - … Continue reading Passion: The Enduring Debate

Embracing Fear Makes For Better Decisions

How do you make important decisions? I’ve been reminded in my visits with students recently of the difficulty that can be a part of making big decisions.  I’ve also been reminded that when working with people struggling with a choice between two or more alternatives, each with clear benefits and drawbacks, it can be challenging … Continue reading Embracing Fear Makes For Better Decisions