“And when the universe has finished exploding all the stars will slow down, like a ball that has been thrown into the air, and they will come to a halt and they will all begin to fall towards the center of the universe again. And then there will be nothing to stop us from seeing … Continue reading Starry Nights
The stories I tell myself hold a powerful sway over my memories, behaviors, beliefs, and values. Collectively, these stories are telling me who I am. Forget my physical body, it’s not the essence of what I am. Forget my blood, bones, muscles, fat and genes and cells. They’re not what I am. Rather instead, I … Continue reading Story Telling
In the end no one really wants to hear how bad traffic was for you on the way to work or how every other person pulled out in front of you.
In December 2004, Scientific American Life published an article entitled The Tyranny of Choice. It argued that constantly being surrounded by indistinguishable everyday options is slowing us down. It’s overloading our minds and paralyzing us. It’s making us miserable. If you’ve ever spent an evening listlessly scrolling through Netflix’s infinite library, you’ll know that the Tyranny … Continue reading The Tyranny of Choice