Olympian Gods by Phil Jimenez
Coaching, Mythology, Personal Growth

Mythology Meets Life Coaching: Shift Your Perspective, Transform Your Reality

Artwork by Phil Jimenez Over the past few months, I’ve been studying two subjects simultaneously. The first is Greek and Roman Mythology with Professor Peter Struck. The second is Co-Active Coaching at CTI. Co-Active Coaching provides the foundation for all professional coaching recognized by the International Coaching Federation (which I proudly joined last month.) The connection

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Podcaster Community Cover Art
Podcasting

My Podcast Interview about Podcasting

Podcasting is a lot of work but so very rewarding. Podcasters, on the whole, seem to be generous, creative group of people. It was a delight to be interviewed by Craig Constantine about the podcasting experience. Check it out!

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Social Media

How To Delete Facebook and Why I Did It.

I joined Facebook in October 2007, almost exactly 14 years ago, and the platform has been a defining character of that time of my life. In the beginning, it was fun and pleasant. I reconnected with old friends, caught up on life, and just generally enjoyed it. Then came TAG, The Algorithm God. TAG turned my

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Danae by Titian 1553
Mythology

Danae’s Golden Shower

Danae was the beautiful daughter and only child of King Acrisius of Argos. One day, King Acrisius set off for Delphi, seeking a prophecy from the Oracle.  Danae loved her father and missed him terribly. Upon his return, Danae ran to him with the delight and adoration only a child can muster.  But her warm welcome was met

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The Rape of Europa by Titian, 1562
Mythology

Titian’s Poesie: Painted Poetry from Ovid’s Metamorphoses

This weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting Boston for the first time ever! After 46 years of sharing a name with the East Coast’s iconic Bean Town, Boston finally went to Boston.The reason? Mythology–naturally!A few months ago, I read this article in the New York Times. Six paintings by the 16th Century master painter

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phases of the moon
Mythology

Today is Monday. What Does That Even Mean?

 A common theme in this time defined by COVID-19 is that no one seems to be able to track what day it is. Facebook and Twitter are awash with memes saying something like “I don’t know who needs to hear this, but today is Monday.” This is isn’t surprising, given that our current relationship to

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Mythology

Mythic Mother's Day

The Greek goddesses may have been incredibly powerful feminine forces — but generally, they were terrible mothers. Enjoy this ten-minute journey into primordial motherhood and feel better about your own perfectly human parenting skills.

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Mythology, Personal Growth

Janus: Reflection, Presence, and Perspective

Part 1 of Awakening the Calendar Gods, a series of posts about the archetypes for whom the months were named. Every year, when January rolls around, my interest in the history and mythology of our calendar peaks. After 300 days of March, I was particularly glad for this January to arise. And since we’re already

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Mythology, Personal Growth

Capturing Kairos

Seizing Opportunity by the Hair “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.”   — Henry David Thoreau  Father Time Did you know

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Mythology, Personal Growth

Secrets of the Starbucks Siren

Who is she? Where did she come from and what can she teach us? Chances are that when you hear the word “coffee,” a particular green and white logo comes to mind, the image of a mysterious star-crowned woman with wavy locks flowing over her breasts and two fishtails encircling her body. For many of

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