Adopting the living organism as a metaphor for a balanced lifestyle leads us to seek a natural harmony or equilibrium, so that a balanced environment becomes a space in which we can safely and comfortably dwell.

Dwelling in Balance

The various metaphors we might choose to represent balance and imbalance offer different perspectives on how we might achieve that illusive balance in life. The balance of the tightrope walker captures the experience of navigating our way forward through through time on a tight schedule. However the equilibrium of the living organism offers a richer perspective in relation […]

Bedbugs lurking in hotel bed.

What I Learned from Bedbugs

I think enough time has elapsed to admit that on one of my overseas trips I had a close encounter with bedbugs. I had not seen them before, so I was quite alarmed when on my last night at this particular hotel, I found that I was not alone in the bed. It was the […]