If you wonder why projects you are on do not succeed, or make significant progress, look to your project members and stakeholders. Determine the slowest, least engaged, or least motivated. Map your project schedule to that person's ability to deliver. Then convince management that that project pace is feasible. You will spend less time changing… Continue reading Your Weakest Link
Photo by syahrir maulana on iStock My Observation Children are not resilient. How many times have you heard someone say that in response to a child going through a traumatic event. We tell ourselves that they are resilient to help with the guilt when we don't protect them, or our inability to know how to… Continue reading Children Are Not Resilient
Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels Just exactly how many rare, unusual, unique, or atypical aspects of my person and personality am I supposed to be able to handle? Porphyria... Auditory Processing Disorder... INTJ... Highly Sensitive Personality... Sensitivity to wheat, gluten, dairy proteins, corn, any other grain, sound, light, extroverts. Now, maybe, I may be… Continue reading Seriously?
Covid-19 or Not? I am not sure I contracted Covid-19. I did have a bout of a weird viral-like episode that lasted about 10 days. My symptoms matched those that would be considered in the mild symptom category: fever that went from 99 to 101, repeatedly. Severe body pain -- lower abdominal pain, knee pain,… Continue reading Covid-19
Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels I must be a writer because I am not good at anything else. The problem with being a writer is that everything becomes a potential storyline. The narrative in my head is constant. The constant narrative gets in the way of everything. I just had to stop doing an… Continue reading Why I Must Be a Writer
Photo by Amir Ghoorchiani from Pexels I set up this site because I had so much to say. I thought the only barrier to being a compensated writer was to just write, and publish, then the money would start to flow. I have sooo much wisdom to pass along. I am so insightful, that anyone… Continue reading Just Write, Idiot.
Photo by Lovefood Art from Pexels I just watched What's with Wheat?1 I recommend it for others who may be sensitive to food to share with those in their lives who are unsympathetic. Many of the health issues that our consumption of wheat is causing were detailed in this documentary. I just recently had an… Continue reading If Only We Didn’t Need to Eat
My Journey with EPP July 14, 2019 If you have watched the movie, The Madness of King George, you are familiar with the medical condition porphyria. There are eight types of porphyria, which have varying levels of severity. I knew [hoped] I was related to royalty somehow, and I eventually got the medical diagnosis to… Continue reading I Knew I Was Royalty
This post was edited on July 28, 2021 The Evolution of the Job Description Does anyone know when jobs became ‘fast paced”? I refuse to believe that there are not more methodical jobs out there, but they have been misrepresented in order to appeal to those who need a fast pace. I would like to… Continue reading Work
Porphyria Porphyria can be inherited or acquired. There are several types of porphyria. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/porphyria/symptoms-causes/syc-20356066 Treatment Treatment varies based on the type of porphyria Support For those who have porphyria, or for those who support them, the following are sources of additional information. https://porphyriafoundation.org/