A recent high school graduate that I know gave a little speech. It was a speech about a life transformed and a dream for the future. It was a speech from the heart. If you have not seen this, it is worth a few minutes of your time. Read More
Alain de Botton: philosopher for the people
Recently, I discovered Alain de Botton, a philosopher for the people. Read More
Quiet by Susan Cain: a must read
I recently read a book entitled Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can Stop Talking by Susan Cain–one of the most insightful books I have ever read. I rarely say this about any book, but this particular one is a must read for everyone, not just introverts. Packed with anecdotes, scientific research, and […]Read more "Quiet by Susan Cain: a must read"
Jason Silva: performance philosopher extraordinaire
I recently stumbled upon the work of Jason Silva, performance philosopher. What is “performance philosophy,” you ask? One way to look at it is the revitalization of philosophy through short, powerful videos–each about three minutes. Some have described them as “movie trailers for ideas.” Read More
The opposite of loneliness
By now, you’ve probably already heard about the tragic tale of Marina Keegan. A life so full of promise. One that ended too soon. If not, take a moment to read her last article. It touched me deeply, reminding me of two very important things.Read more "The opposite of loneliness"
When you are faced with seemingly impossible challenges, you may feel like giving up or not even trying. Words of encouragement from someone who has been through it can be the difference between life and death for your goals. Here are some of my favorite motivating quotes.Read more "Motivating quotes"
Time for a change
In my previous article, Slaves of Time, I discussed freedom of attitude, a kind of inner calm in the face of a world that demands much of our time. It is hard to free ourselves from time anxiety–after all, we were brought up to maximize, to seek ever more with ever less of our time. […]Read more "Time for a change"