Here is the unifying theory for living a good life and helping the world that summarizes everything I wrote in my book How To Be Alive: Give more energy to what is True for you; give less energy to what is not True for you.
Do you ever hold yourself back because of self-criticism? Do you see opportunities slip away because of how nervous you are? Learn why joy is more important than you thought to be confident.
I’ve been rereading Illusions by Richard Bach and found this parable about letting go helpful: The Master answered and said, “Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. “The current of the river swept silently over them all – young and old, rich and poor, good and evil, the current […]
I’m suffering, and I’ll tell you why. Things are hard between me and my daughter. Respecting her privacy, I won’t tell you much except to say that she is now a teen and there is a clash between the way she thinks her life should go and what I feel I need to do to […]
All the research shows that owning more things doesn’t make any of us truly happier. Meanwhile, a holiday season full of pointless presents that no one really wants destroys our habitat. But there are gifts that can actually increase happiness. That’s why, before Black Friday gets here, I wanted to share with you the amazing […]
For so long, in the cultural discourse, there has been this idea that, for women to advance as men do, women just need to be more assertive–to act more as men act. The question I have always had is: Why would women want to advance as men do? I mean, of course, women want equal pay and equal […]
I’ve been thinking about how so many of us find it hard to be in the presence of our feelings. We believe that we should work to make them go away when we have them. Like they are demons to be exorcised. And sometimes, because we find our own feelings uncomfortable we find the feelings […]
The Amazon and Congo, if you didn’t know, are so important, first, because they are simply precious but, also, because such forests absorb carbon dioxide and emit oxygen. Maintaining robust forests is part of the answer to climate change. That so much of the Amazon and the Congo is ablaze is scary and worrying and […]