One of the few things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time…give it, give it all, give it now.
― Annie Dillard
I have no special talent. I’m just passionately curious.
— Albert Einstein
The Dalai Lama famously said, “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”
For Einstein, his simple religion was curiosity. When he was twelve years old, he abandoned his religious beliefs and immersed himself in exploring science…
No matter how frightened or exhausted or frustrated you get, you need to follow a basic rule: Be kind to the people you love.
— Elizabeth Warren
In 2017 when my husband took a half-year-long sabbatical leave at fifty percent of his salary, we left the U.S. to travel. The…
A couple weeks ago I found myself influenced by mob mentality and bought $1000 worth of Dogecoin at its very peak. The next thing I knew my humble investment began free-falling and it fell more with each passing day.
This experiment with my very first cryptocurrency has been an interesting…
Years ago I had an amazing opportunity to attend a yoga class in Udaipur, India. I was thrilled to see how yoga was taught in the very country of its origin. One warm evening I entered the dimly lit studio in the heart of old town. In its center were…
In one of his Late Shows Stephen Colbert asks Keanu Reeves, “What do you think happens when we die?”
Keanu pauses with a long sigh and says, “I know that ones who love us will miss us.” …
My experience is what I agree to attend to.
— William James
I’m in a big grassy meadow surrounded by redwood trees. I lie down on my yoga mat and gaze at the clear blue sky. High above, a flock of hawks swirl in a seemingly erratic manner. They go…
“Ahhh, so frustrating. I can’t seem to write anymore,” I say to my husband.
“But, why do you want to write?” he asks.
“You know, writing is my attempt to heal myself,” I say.
He asks more questions to help me reflect on what I’m going through. I silently go…
Wealth without work.
Pleasure without conscience.
Knowledge without character.
Commerce without morality.
Science without humanity.
Worship without sacrifice.
Politics without principle.
— Frederick Lewis Donaldson
Recently the New York Times published Here’s How Bored Rich People Are Spending Their Extra Cash. Apparently, the price of luxury goods, collectables, and assets…
A little boy dressed as Superman jumps from a high window into the sky. He believed he had superpowers and could fly just like his hero. Miraculously, a group of good Samaritans banded together and safely caught him with a blanket before he reached the ground.