Archive for the ‘Kindred Spirits’ Category

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Can Empathy Be Learned?

This photo from Libby Williams Photo Blog has nothing to do with my post, but it’s a great reminder to get outside and soak in little more summer. We have a lot of discussion around Brains on Fire about empathy. It takes tremendous empathy to get inside the hearts and minds of our clients’ and […]

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What gives you energy?

I re-posted the note above from Charme Silkiner’s FB page on my own last week (Seriously. Check out her amazing art/jewelry.) This quote seems to be floating around a lot lately. I think people love to be called Darling, don’t you? The other day I received an order from Lululemon and they included a surprise […]

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Thank you, Albert.

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” — Albert Einstein Every morning when I walk into Brains on Fire’s worldwide headquarters, I walk past a larger than life painting of Albert Einstein. Seriously, his nose is over two feet tall. Einstein was considered the father of modern physics but he was also […]

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Owning your attention.

Photo from my iphone of the sun dancing in my backyard. I have been feeling a bit stuck lately. Writing has not come easy. Going to sleep has been harder. I haven’t even wanted to practice yoga. Yet, these little bursts of unstuckness come at me like road signs; riding down a gravel road and […]

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