WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT

You Can and Should Mediate… and Here’s Why

By Martha Lee

Want to feel less stressed out? Feel like you are always doing two things at once? Take a deep breath. Seriously, take a deep breath. And then read on…

WE HONOR HOW PEOPLE SHOW UP

By Julia Hobday

As someone who is committed to inclusion, this BetterWorld value is fundamental for me, and yet, hard to define. But I know it when I see it. Full article.

KINSHIP INSTEAD OF SERVICE

By Julia Hobday

“With kinship the goal, other things fall into place; without it, no justice, no peace. I suspect that were kinship our goal, we would no longer be promoting justice – we would be celebrating it.” – Rev. Gregory Boyle, SJ. Full article.

MINDFULNESS: MORE THAN JUST A BUZZWORD

By Martha Lee

We hear a lot about mindfulness. You can read any number of articles about it. But what exactly is mindfulness? Is it just the most recent buzzword and trend? Far from it! Full article.

BE NICER TO YOURSELF

By Athena Adkins

BetterWorld Partners theme for 2019 is “Be Nicer to Yourself.” Why is that our theme? What does that mean? I thought I knew. And then I wrote a letter to myself. Full article.

THE PUZZLING THING ABOUT THE GIVE AND TAKE OF LIFE

By Martha Lee

When I worked at the Bush Foundation, we held a series of convenings for Bush Fellows. At these gatherings, we introduced a game called Broken Squares. This little competition was a great way to inject some fun into the proceedings and get people engaged. Full article.

CARING ABOUT YOUR CO-WORKERS IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

By Martha Lee

When I started my first job at age 15, one of the pieces of advice my boss gave me was to be careful about becoming friends with the people I worked with. Friendships had the potential to get in the way of work, she warned me. I wasn’t quite sure how to make sense of this, especially since I was working with my sister at the time. Full article.

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