How can you increase your level of satisfaction?

Kid success flattening paper

We just spent 2 days helping our friends unpack from a big move.  After unwrapping boxes and boxes of their dishes, china and appliances from the moving company’s white paper, we had a HUGE mound of crumpled up paper too big to live with until the next week (when the moving company was scheduled to [...]

Life is like a game of pool

Pool balls racked

I relate my “brain” to a computer having 15 windows open, simultaneously running different software programs.  So, re-racking my brain like pool balls is a necessary goal.  I like this allegory better than “having many balls in the air” because it aligns with playing and/or enjoying different strategies or outcomes in life as I play [...]