Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Breanne Dyck. I knew it was dumb, even as I was doing it. This was about three years ago. I was sitting at my […]
I’ve had a lot of conflicted thoughts about what to say about the Orlando shooting. There are so many twisted threads to it: that the shooter targeted people in the LGBTQ community; […]
People often ask me what about my morning routine. I usually answer that I meditate for 15–30 minutes before I do anything else, but that answer has always been tentative for me because what I mean may not be what people think when they think of meditation. For some, what I do may not “count” as meditation.
I wrote about this on Facebook a few weeks ago and it was the most popular thing I’ve shared in a while, so I figured you might want to see it, too.
There are two types of expertise: functional expertise and accorded expertise. You can be an expert, then, by acquiring either functional expertise or accorded expertise, and neither one is better than the […]
Hero stories are stories about what it means to be a good person in a given society. A hero’s circumstances and responses are extreme not just so that the stories are compelling […]
The statements “I can do that” and “I will do that” differ by only one word, but that one word makes a lot of practical difference. When we say we can do […]
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. – William James Many creatives actually love the creative work they do. It’s what they’d do for free […]
I was walking with my mom up to Sherrard Point this last weekend. She’s now 64, and it’s getting harder and harder for her to walk up mountains. Or stairs, for that […]
What does it mean to be happy and to live a good life? How do we focus on what matters and live up to our own potential? Why do some people succeed […]