A dutiful student, my daughter’s attendance record was near perfect. She completed homework assignments. Practiced piano daily. Didn’t skip a beat to help her mother, while Dad was away on a corporate photo assignment. A rugged schedule for any eight year-old, week after week, since early January. Official spring break wouldn’t be for another month!
Researchers have highlighted how the OODA Loop can improve decision-making, especially under stressful situations like combat. Another aspect of procession a heave volume of information with OODA is improved cognitive capacity. By applying and repeating the Loop productivity increases as well as one’s ability to adapt to change.
My latest calla pastel painting series has been adapted for my ShopVida Design storefront. These 100% silk scarves are large, 35″ square; my favorite size. Add a fresh touch of color and visual texture to your little black dress with … Continued
I posted that to my Instagram feed earlier this week which was a retaliation of my own frustrations with creativity and concentration. We know, it’s common sense, that exercise of any sort ignites our brain function. Walk or bike ride in … Continued
I accepted the challenge from the high school English teacher standing opposite me. I didn’t know her. The stack of papers she head lead me to expose my idea to a stranger. Not even catching her name, the statement, “write … Continued
Friction. Energy. Ideas. Rub your hands together, like you were warming them on a cold morning waiting at the bus stop. Palms together, fingers pointing north… up + down alternatively. One evening during my stint in the Floral Department at … Continued
In the hustle and bustle in the Loop (Chicago’s central business district) it is easy to overlook the astonishing design and history; unless of course you’re an architecture nerd like myself. One of the most fascinating intersections, in my … Continued