There was a time in years past when managers and technical leaders took time to calmly reflect on options and strategies. Communication was by phone and mail. Deadlines for deliverables were set weeks or months in the future. No, really. There was a time.
Three times a week now, as I fumble with the third sequence in my tai chi class, I have the opportunity to witness a room full of individuals practice the full sequence. And every time, I am struck by how beautiful the long sequence is, and how much I want to be in that group.
Gratitude seems the most effective, healing state I've found in ten years of studious seeking. In a situation where we find ourselves complaining, the healing reaches into our hearts and everyone nearby.