Introverts, Extroverts and Science

Extroverts, Introverts, and the Brain’s Reward Center As an introvert, I’ve always been intrigued (and at times annoyed) by the ability/propensity of extroverts to talk as much as they do, especially about themselves.  Before I really understood how extroverts were wired, I used to think they were unusually self-absorbed.  However, it is just that extroverts process information more externally, while …

Different, Not Dangerous

I’ve been reading The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben.  It is a fascinating book that has caused me to look at the trees on our property with a new sense of wonder.  According to Wohlleben, trees communicate and work together to protect their community.   They don’t discriminate. If a tree in a forest is struggling, other trees will connect with …

Who Do You Want To Be?

  This week I’ve been struggling with doubt.   Self-doubt.  I was sitting in a meeting a few days ago and I wondered, “am I really contributing here?”  “Am I the right person with the right skills to help?   There is so much this organization needs and I feel so inadequate to help it move forward.  Am I the right person?   …