Questions may facilitate learning, but they are also rituals in their own right. They play a starring role in connection with an event that celebrates freedom. What do the questions teach us about freedom? A whole lot.
Sitting at my dining table, I am suddenly aware of the palpable silence. I live on 14th Street in Manhattan, just off of Union Square. The double wide street is always active, and a steady stream of noise is a part of my soundscape: sirens from fire trucks and ambulances, honking horns, city busses. For […]
Pay attention to the people who are in front of you in the moment. Not the people through the screen, but the people who are actually there, in the flesh, in the room with you. Those are the people who matter most. Nothing in any moment is more important than the people next to you. […]
The other day, going through some notes in some old apps that I no longer use, I found this: I am grateful that I can recognize more often that sometimes the best thing for me to do for my mind and body is to allow myself to do nothing, and allowing myself to be ok […]