"Give the people what they want to hear" is never a mantra I’ve been particularly interested in following, perhaps to my detriment. 
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We didn’t go to Europe with the kids this Summer, like we’d planned, like we always do. But we did get many moments like this one. 
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It took me years to appreciate that equanimity is something to be learned, practiced, and cherished. Almost a superpower. 
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And the importance of finding your own model for achievement (not the one society hands you).
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I’m tired. Fatigued actually, and frustrated by the pandemic, and restless. I said to a friend recently I feel as if we’ve been under siege for months …
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Besides the capacity for flow and battling inner demons, it all comes back to the shamans.
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My thoughts on George Floyd, the riots, and how change happens
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Podcast - Episode 10: Gena Gorlin on self-actualization & meaning in the time of coronavirusListen now (60 min) | On this episode I talk with Gena Gorlin. Gena is an assistant professor of psychology at Yeshiva University in the Bronx, but she…
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In this time of coronavirus, they say that projects which allow you to exercise some degree of control over your environment are good for your mental h…
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Podcast - Episode 9: Devon Reehl on life choices, being a professional musician, Christian …On this episode I talk with Devon Reehl, and old friend from when we worked together at a Christian Science Summer camp in Maine. Devon and I talk a li…
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To the more than 30 million Americans who are newly unemployed as of the past month and a half, I want to say: I’ve been here for a while, and I can he…
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When I read history, I’m always just a little stunned with the sheer amount of death. I always wonder: how did the average person think about death whe…
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