Monthly Archives: April 2013

Technology: A Powerful Force for Good

The past week has been a trying and challenging one for all Americans. “Tragedy” is the first word that came to mind, followed by emotions such as fear, anger and sadness. Yet, the American spirit is a potent thing. During the events of Boston Marathon Attacks, my eyes were glued to the live broadcasts available online. Even though I was across the country, the updates, broadcasts and information connected me with the event as though it was down the street. Continue reading

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Left Brain/Right Brain: Broaden Your Perspectives with Creative Pursuits

I’ll be the first to admit that my brain gets really, really tired sometimes. I’m sure we can all relate to the mental fatigue that comes with staying singularly focused on identifying, analyzing and solving problems, moving seamlessly between addressing one issue and moving directly on to the next. Most of our minds are likely occupied with numerous issues, concerns, paradoxes and so forth, and it’s all we can do to keep focused on the task at hand. I’m also guessing that many of us have had a strong desire to simply turn off our brains and enjoy a bit of mental silence. It is with this in mind that I write this blog. Continue reading

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