Intrinsic Rewards

We are often motivated by extrinsic rewards: praise, money, material rewards and the avoidance of judgement. Life can be sweeter when we do things just because they make us feel happy and fulfilled. Sometimes we need to do a bit of detective work to discover the activities which make us feel this way.

Recuperation Rituals

We need down time, dark time, when the moon shadows are long. We need a break from the stimulation of the everyday world, the blasting noise and smells and light.  We cannot be constantly taking in new information without taking the time to learn, integrate and consolidate new ideas. We cannot be constantly doing and…