Toward the end of last year, Angela and I had started to get out of sync with each other. It’s not that we were fighting or even spatting, but rather that things […]
How to Flourish: 17 Quotes On Living, Being, and Doing
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank (Tweet this.) “The mind can make a heaven out of hell or […]
Is this Signal or Noise?
Are you increasing signal or adding noise in your communication with other people? Most of the time you hear people complaining about the noise they get from other people, whether it’s junk […]
What's the Difference Between Offline Friends and Online "Friends"?
This week’s Food for Thought: What’s the difference between offline friends and online “friends”? (If you answered that online friends are ones you made online, you get 10 Smartass points. Proceed directly […]
How Friends Help You Flourish
Friends and flourishing are like cookies and milk: the addition of the one makes the other so much better. But friends and flourishing are unlike cookies and milk in that you can’t […]
Fake Plastic Trees
I’ll give you fair warning on this post: if you don’t like “the making of” pieces or introspection, you likely won’t get much out of this post. I’m not sure how it’s […]
15 Ways to Be A Better Friend
This post is a continuation of the Practicing the Virtues Series. This week, we’ll talk being a better friend. I’ll give a brief recap of where we’re at. We become more virtuous through […]