Persistence and commitment are admirable, but sometimes it’s time to let go. There’s life-changing wisdom in quitting when you know it’s the right thing to do. And even when you don’t.
Jobs, relationships, projects, businesses … you name it […]
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 […]
We just crossed a million downloads for the Living Experiment Podcast.Thank you for listening if you had the chance. And if you didn’t know I had a podcast, well, there’s a lot of episodes waiting for you.Pilar Gerasimo and I […]
It’s not their problem to solve or their need to meet. It’s yours.
When I find myself wanting someone else to do something for me, especially when it’s related to some emotional need (attention, validation, love, acceptance, compassion, etc.) that I […]
In any relationship, there are land mines — subtle or invisible triggers for damaging explosions.
In new relationships, you don’t know where those mines are yet.
If you stumble onto one of those triggers, it’ll feel like you got blindsided. If you […]