Tag: Meaningful lives

  • Why “Live in the Present Moment” is Terrible Advice

    Why “Live in the Present Moment” is Terrible Advice

    It is always good to look at any issue from different perspectives. Living in the present moment to the exclusion of future goals is, (of course), a terrible idea. Balancing seemingly opposing ideas is a good solution, as described. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Here’s a seemingly dumb question with a counterintuitive answer: Would…

  • After 25 years, why I walked away from my beloved career

    After 25 years, why I walked away from my beloved career

    First published in 2017, this recounts my experience with burn-out. After 18 months away from corporate life and travelling the world with my family, I re-entered the workforce a completely changed person. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When I told people I was effectively dropping out of the career I took 25 years to…

  • The two kinds of stories we tell about ourselves

    The two kinds of stories we tell about ourselves

    I’ve always wondered if there was a link between the stories we tell about ourselves and the quality of our lived experience. A fascinating article and TED talk. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!  We are all storytellers — all engaged, as the anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson puts it, in an “act of creation” of the…