Life

The Residue of the Past

12 minute read

While all the collected events of this life and others coalesce to make the unique you, you don’t have to be a victim of other people’s choices. Shedding the residue of the past is much easier than you think.

Once More Down the Rabbit Hole

8 minute read

In another moment down went Alice after it [the white rabbit], never once considering how in the world she was to get out again. —Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

How to Hug Your Fear

7 minute read

Four simple techniques to develop a level of intimacy with the things that make you scream.

Why I Learned to Fly after 9/11

9 minute read

Never stop gazing upon the heavens in wonder.

Keep the Island in Mind

10 minute read

A lesson from master navigators of the open ocean may be the key to becoming the most authentic version of you.

The Fibers of Being

6 minute read

Each of us is one thing and many things at once, but we often spend large swaths of life avoiding our own complexity instead of embracing it as a sign of our uniqueness.

In Pursuit of Work/Life Harmony

8 minute read

Is it a balance, is it integration, or is it something altogether different?

Living the Dream

10 minute read

Live your own dream, or you may just end up living someone else’s.

Slow Down? Yeah, right.

15 minute read

Sometimes to go fast, you’ve got to go slow. Four approaches for restoring life’s natural pace.

The Jimmy Buffett Experience

18 minute read

A tattered reel of memories reveals why we keep coming back year after year.