I think there is a delicate balance between being mindful of living in the moment and the more cerebral task of planning for the future. A well-rounded person manages both aspects and combines them into each day, appropriately. The ebb
Meditation is not easy, even though it should be. The instructions are hopelessly simple. Sit, relax and clear your mind of thoughts. Focus on your breath. Stay that way. Sometimes I am lost in thought before a guided meditation even
My sister asked the family in a letter recently, “are you in your dream job and if not, what is your dream job?” She was fresh from a social engagement where the topic was being discussed. She is also in her
Bobby McFerrin released, ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’, in September of 1988. I had turned 18 earlier that year, graduated high school and decided to move out of my parents house. It was time to make it on my own terms,
One of the main protests I hear from people who will not consider vegetarian dining over meat focused options is the difference in taste. Maybe, they are also expecting a texture and a mouth feel which vegetables do not provide.
As we travel the world and naturally discover so many new things from day-to-day, I am struck by the absurdity of what my kids are learning as part of their core curriculum. In a fast paced, ever-changing world, who cares
It was interesting to watch the public preparations for the Chinese New Year celebration. It was easy for me to assume I understood it all, for much of what I could see as a foreigner looked the same as the
“People remember different in a way they don’t remember better.” -Christopher Lochhead Think about that for a minute. ‘Different’ versus ‘Better’. In contrast, most of what we are taught or the habits we model involve talking about or other