Introducing Centerpoint

An obvious part of my role (and one of my favorites!) at Centerpoint Institute is to spread the word about our mission and impact. Everyone I meet, professionally and casually, learns at least some small aspect about our vision, our client base, and our commitment of...

The Art of Letting Go

Letting go is hard. Some of us are better at it than others. Age tends to lead to easier acceptance. But for the most part, it requires a process. It’s rarely quick and painless. Instead it’s a range of emotions, weighing options, making lists, talking to...

I’ve Got That Summer Feeling…

I absolutely love Seattle Summers! There is so much to do, the weather is worth waiting for (and boy do we wait for it) and most of us lose our sunglasses at least. Sigh. I loved those ones.┬áVisitors galore, days in the water, festivals, fun…what’s not to...

Where is Your Energy?

For the fourth consecutive morning, it was a battle to get out of bed. “What the heck is going on?!”, I asked myself. I’m getting more sleep than typical (miracle!), my nutrition has been good…there is no reason for me to be this tired and slow...

You’re a Good Friend

Recently, I witnessed a beautiful speech by a man toasting his neighbor of nearly 30 years, who was retiring. As a past rock climber, the “toaster” likened friendship to climbing …noting that he chooses his friends based on who he wants holding his...