All posts by: JenzABOTT

The recent “me too” campaign provided the opportunity to reflect on my own experiences with sexual harassment. Initially, my memory went to the many times in my career when I was harassed. From the blatant comments about my “long legs” by a Senior Senator on Capitol Hill to the seemingly benign expectation I would bring......
Anybody that’s ridden with me will tell you I talk to myself a lot. Last week, I committed to a long mountain bike ride including two hill climbs and technical descents. During the ride my self-talk ranged from encouraging to questioning my speed and ability. Here’s the thing I noticed, when my self-talk was negative,......
Yesterday I was riding my mountain bike at Annadel State Park in Sonoma Ccounty. Anyone who’s ridden here knows there are many rocks to get around or over. In mountain biking, we talk about taking the best “line.” As I was riding, I realized that often the most traveled line, and often the line we......
Recently I was having a discussion with a friend about a difficult situation. As we chatted, I realized our inclination is to look for all the things that are wrong with a situation or the things that could go wrong in the future. I wondered, “What if we started by asking, ‘What’s the best thing......
Usually on Monday mornings, I post interesting articles from others on my page. Today, I’m going to go out on a limb and post my own “blog.” I’ve hesitated to do this as I wonder if I really have anything of interest to share and I worry about being judged. Today, I’ve decided to jump......