“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William FaulknerGenerally speaking, I haven’t thought of myself as a “brave” man.
I’m good in crises, and I’m willing to do really hard […]
“Loneliness does not come from having no people around, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.”—Carl Gustav JungOne of the most influential experiences of my […]
These days, almost every time I post something on Instagram, I lose followers. Sometimes, a hundred at a time.
I imagine that’s because the kind of ideas I’m sharing don’t match what those particular people wanted and expected from me.
It’s easy to get obsessed with expert answers instead of asking our own questions and following our own inquiry.
In this episode of The Living Experiment, we talk about the value of an inquiry-based approach to living, instead of always […]
A road map is a gift.
Turn-by-turn directions is a gift of handcuffs.Living well is a long series of politely declining someone else’s driving directions, and instead examining the map for yourself, figuring out where you are and then where […]
When we are fast asleep, we are generally placid, perhaps even completely still and silent.
If our dream starts to collapse, or we are subtly or substantially bumped towards waking, we might start to stir, or even thrash wildly about. We […]