Memory Tips from Lumosity.com

I love the brain-building website Lumosity.com. Here are some great tips from a recent email from Lumosity.com: Ancient techniques for improving your memory. 1. Build a Memory Palace Used by the ancientRead More…


Progress IS Success

Our culture is obsessed with the pursuit of “success” as well as its more deadly (to personal growth) counterpart: the avoidance of failure. However, failure is only failure if a lesson isn’tRead More…


What my Blog is About

This sign hangs outside my child’s co-op school, and it pretty much sums up my goals for Ember Living!


You are NEVER to Old to Learn and Grow

I feel like this article is one of the greatest gifts you can share with ANYONE OF ANY AGE. You can always learn, grow and change your life! https://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/95208400815/the-learning-myth-why-ill-never-tell-my-son-hes?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=All%20Users&utm_campaign=Sal%20Op-ed%20Email%20%28Students%20-%20Remaining%29&utm_content=Final


Original + Funny + Profound = My favorite type of art

The combination of art that is original and funny AND profound is my absolute fave. I love to laugh and think and be surprised all at the same time.  Some of myRead More…


Something old, Something new…

I’m a firm believer that aesthetics and function are always compatible. Although one may not be able to explain what makes a design pleasing, good design is something most people will beRead More…


Focus on the “Why”

“Begin with the end in mind.” -Stephen Covey There is only one-way to become really proficient at something and that’s through practice/repetition (I’ll use the two words interchangeably.)  However, sometimes the thingRead More…