I wanted to share with you a simple 15-minute writing exercise that is scientifically proven to increase happiness. It’s called the Best Possible Self exercise and I think you’ll love it.
What If We Are Actually Screwed?
What if we accept that our existence really holds no meaning? What if agree that the planet is really past the point where we can help it? Might that then free up our energy to actually help?
The Unifying Theory For Building A Good Life
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.
How Having Fun Can Make You More Effective
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.
A Parable About Letting Go
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 […]
Why Being Confused Is OK
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 […]
Gifts That Aren’t Things
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 […]
What if, instead of women leaning in, men leaned out?
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 […]