If life is a matrix, it is an exceedingly complex matrix, full of competing values, difficult tradeoffs, and endless options for how to spend our time and attention. And as Thompson wrote, we can choose either to expend those precious, non-renewable resources of time and attenti…
In one of my earliest memories, I am in kindergarten at Santa Fe Country Day, a school which no longer exists, and I am sitting alone in a corner by th…
Russell Max Simon
Hi everyone - I’ve been in Mérida for the past two weeks studying Spanish, writing, and thinking a lot about my next steps for work and life. Without a…
Russell Max Simon
I’m sure you’ve heard this story before: I was laid off; I didn’t know what to do; I felt like my life was in crisis; I searched within myself, I found…
Russell Max Simon
Podcast - Episode 7: Lynne Bundesen on feminism, politics, and spirituality (with anecdotes from a storied life)Listen now (63 min) | On this episode I talk with Lynne Bundesen. She is the author of several books on women and spirituality, including the memoir So…
Russell Max Simon
The last time I was actually in touch with my authentic self, as opposed to searching around for it, or insisting that I was showing it, or resolving w…
Russell Max Simon
This is Part I in a series on my memories of manhood. Here is the Introduction. When I think about the qualities of a man, and of manhood, I think abou…
Russell Max Simon
Podcast - Episode 6: Go NorthListen now (13 min) | On this solo episode I talk about two great challenges facing society right now: the first is climate change, and the second is t…
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