An Unwelcome Outburst

An Unwelcome Outburst

OUTBURST & STRENGTH An Unwelcome Outburst JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 16 September 2021 An outburst is defined as a sudden release of strong emotion. Have you ever been on the receiving end of other people’s outbursts? I have. Have you ever...
Seasonal Redirection

Seasonal Redirection

AUTUMN & CHANGE Seasonal Redirection JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 9 September 2021 We’re 14 days away from the Autumn Equinox. And although it sounds wonderful to have an exact moment (3:20 p.m.) that Autumn begins, that’s also not the full...
The Rule of Sevens

The Rule of Sevens

You can tell something’s in really deep trouble when you start to see articles about it. Given the diligence with which we’ve gone about removing meaning from language, conflating it with oppression, and weaponizing it in service to whatever our particular...
Silence

Silence

SILENCE & SELF-TRUST Silence JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 2 September 2021 Sometimes silence is deafening. Sometimes silence is cathartic. And other times silence can be anxiety inducing. Silence is defined as “complete absence of sound.” As...
When Everybody’s Out to Get You …

When Everybody’s Out to Get You …

In celebration of Back to School Week, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published another article for children. This one particularly targets children who work from home, who experience periodic feelings that the world may not exist to make them happy, who have rather...
Retreat. Read. Rest. Resume.

Retreat. Read. Rest. Resume.

RETREAT & RESUME Retreat. Read. Rest. Resume. JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 26 August 2021 I walked onto the porch, my Kindle in hand. I sat in the wrought iron patio chair and found it rather difficult to get comfortable. So, I sauntered back...