Five years ago I wrote down some five-year goals, and then set them aside. The results surprised me.
Mindfulness is nothing new. In fact, my parents were exhorting me to be more mindful long ago. I’ll bet yours were too.
My daily writing habit has become somewhat less than daily. I think it’s time to adjust the bar.
I recently completed a re-read of the book 1984 by George Orwell. I was simultaneously encouraged and a little bit depressed
An imagined response to an imagined comment….
I get a lot done, I really do. Yet it’s also frustrating how much more I could do if I would just … start.
I went on a trip, recently, and found myself at the airport – and then in the air – feeling particularly grateful for all the things that got me there.
A fear of loss can prevent us from taking action. That, in and of itself, is another – perhaps greater – loss.
Calls to action are great as far as they go. But do the work to confirm they’re actually accurate before acting or passing them along.
Low level anxiety over current events has produced an odd side-effect: a desire to be around people.
As always, positivity is buried beneath the news of the day – and yet it’s needed now more than ever.
“I do not think it means what you think it means.”
I’d gotten a new car and I wanted to explore some of its limits, as well as my own. I also wanted to do so in ways that are frowned upon when driving city streets. The result was a day at the ProFormance Racing School. No, it wasn’t about racing, per se. It was more about […]
One of the things that mindfulness (to use the currently popular term) focuses on is what’s happening now. It’s really nothing more than another way to say “pay attention!” – to yourself, to the world around you, to what you’re thinking and feeling right now. “In the moment”, as they say. Some time ago I […]
I’ve never really understood the point of anger in otherwise rational people.
When it comes to the state of the world, to the state of politics, to the state of our leadership, I’m lost, I’m frustrated, I’m stuck, I’m a little afraid, and I don’t know what to do about it.
Yesterday’s Women’s March left me with a question.
I love my mobile phone, but there’s an important task that I can’t use it for, so I’m stuck carrying a second device with me.
People have a hard time with large numbers, small numbers, probability, and statistics. My father was a classic example.
Fully autonomous driving technology is on the horizon. People’s acceptance of it? Perhaps not so much.