You’re not you when…

You’re not you when…

I love those Snickers commercials that feature the byline, “You’re not you when you’re hungry.” This relates to a discussion at a recent Humanergy meeting about how people deal with difficult or stressful situations. Because we’re human,...
Mindfulness in conflict

Mindfulness in conflict

When the you-know-what hits the fan, and I’m in unexpected conflict, I often don’t respond in the best way possible. It’s far too easy for me to be thrown off guard and give off angry or defensive signals. All the while, my internal monologue is...
The interrupting cow

The interrupting cow

This week’s blog post is authored by Abby Watters, one of our newest Humanergists. Do you remember the famous knock knock joke about the interrupting cow? If your memory fails you, it goes a little something like this: “Knock knock…” “Who’s there?”...
Speak your truth

Speak your truth

I’m a talker by nature, and it’s been my habit to start talking without a clear plan about what I’m trying to say. This often gets me into trouble, especially when there is conflict. One focus for me is speaking MY truth. If I’m having a...
Focus your wandering mind

Focus your wandering mind

At the beginning of Humanergy’s meetings, our mindfulness expert, Launda Wheatley, helps us focus. She takes us through a series of breathing and centering activities that clear our minds and prepare us to engage in the meeting with concentration and purpose. I...