Author Archives: Shaunalei

About Shaunalei

Sometimes working toward peace is a serious business; other times it's just a whole lot of fun. I created "Peace by Piece" as a storehouse for some of my thoughts. (Aren't you lucky to have found them?!) Enjoy!

Appreciative Inquiry

My last post was a downer, I know.  Yes, I have a lot of weaknesses, but I also have a lot of strengths.  Something I started early in the year was a practice in Appreciative Inquiry–namely, noticing what is going … Continue reading

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Being real

Erik told me months ago about a powerful blog post, “The disease called Perfection,” on SDL (Single Dad Laughing).  In the post, the author (Dan), writes of the pain-inducing illusion of Perfection which permeates our society and causes us to … Continue reading

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Effort versus externals

Lying in bed this morning, the thought came: Happiness doesn’t depend upon circumstances. I kid you not when I say that the theme song of Star Wars immediately started ringing through my head, as if to indicate this was a … Continue reading

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