The Neutral Zone

“The place between two somewheres.” That’s how William Bridges, an expert on change and transition, describes the Neutral Zone. Most of us hate the place, but it’s crucial to our becoming.

Same Team

Are you seeing the other person as an adversary? Or are you seeing them as on the same team? In other words: Is there a problem coming between you? Or a problem you’re working together to solve?


Often, when we’re struggling, we make it even worse for ourselves by getting stuck in the story that we’re uniquely wrong and shameful for dealing with whatever it is. The truth is the opposite: Our pain connects us. Here are the 4 steps I use to practice self-compassion.


Integrity is a matter of wholeness. With some practice, it becomes fairly easy to notice when we’re out of integrity.