The Journey to Community

How did you get here? What’s an aerospace engineer doing leading community-weaving efforts?

Celebrating Care Received

To fully care for our communities we cannot simply praise the giving of care while being reluctant to praise receiving care. Seeing, acknowledging and celebrating how your community cares for and supports you is vital for healthy living. That was the heart of my message for my keynote address Seeing Care and Kindness in Everyday…

Tools for Life: An exploration on the value of personal science for care, wellbeing and community in Michigan

“We need a vision of community that is relevant and future-facing. A vision that brings us closer to one another, allows us to be vulnerable and imperfect, to grieve and stumble, to be held accountable and loved deeply. We need models of success and leadership that fundamentally value love, care, and generosity of resources and…

What is Empathy, Really?

Empathy is not a state to acheive. Empathy is a continuous unfolding process of listening and our ability to connecting with ourselves is the foundational ingredient to being able empathize with others.

Visioning Exercise: A glimpse of a possible future

A vision of the future of a company that integrated the Mapping Ourselves program into its culture.

Our Impact: Mapping Ourselves in Michigan

Testimonials from Mapping Ourselves workshop participants in Michigan that speak to the impact on their lives.

Community – BLOCK: How Communities Become Gender Equitable Villages of Care

A new coalition coming together for the first time, to take on the issue of gender equity as a community building bloc, and unpaid care as the very first brick that must be laid to create a foundation of human health and resilience.

Yes, You Can Successfully Teach Empathy Online

Online Mapping Ourselves workshop participants came to learn more deeply, both about themselves and about others.

COVID Times: Youth + Loneliness

The beta Mapping Ourselves Online workshop was an opportunity to speak about the CareMap, our other Mapping Ourselves tools, and the personal science practice with the pandemic as a backdrop.