Are you doing the work to attract customers to your “store” but leaving the shelves empty? Rethinking what it means to be productive.
We tend to think of rituals in the context of religious observance, but they have a role in all areas of our life. What is the power and purpose of rituals outside of religion, and how does this enhance meaning and fulfillment?
On Monday, I decided to take a sacred pause for the Spring Equinox. I spoke about this concept on my weekly Periscope show this past weekend: the importance of taking a pause to reassess, reflect and renew. I’ve been feeling really behind in my year so far, struggling to clear space for myself to get […]
The most important things we want to know cannot be found in a Google search. In this era, cookbooks seem hopelessly outdated and inefficient. You can’t search for recipes with the same ease that you can search the web. You can’t link to your shopping list. Even Amazon’s Alexa can’t tell you where the recipe […]
Flying trapeze. Firewalks. Trampoline. Skydiving. I’ve mastered the art of acting in the face of fear in situations where the evolutionary “fight or flight” response is working as designed: to warn me of situations that are actually a threat to my life and well-being. But this is different.
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 […]