You may hear advice to “be present to your experience” but what does that actually mean? How do we find presence in an age of smartphones and social media and ceaseless notifications?
The weather forecast for today was for cloudy and rain, and as I walked to the gym it was drizzling. I allowed myself to indulge in a long Sunday workout and juicy stretch, and planned to use the day to catch up on writing and work. By the time I left the gym it was […]
After 150 consecutive days of meditation, I’ve learned several lessons. First up: meditation is not a habit. Shocking.
I have had this blog post I want to write about Passover. I’ve been mulling it in my head and writing bits and pieces in fits and starts for 3 days. I thought I would get some time this weekend to finish it up and publish it. I didn’t. Each time a possible moment presented […]
As more people use their screens to engage in written conversations, what’s our ethical obligation to turn away from the content of those screens when they are in public view?
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. […]