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 […]
I used to believe that meditation was about finding that miracle space where I wouldn’t hear thoughts or voices, either internal or external. I used to believe each time my focus strayed from my breath that I was “failing” in meditation. I’ve been learning that the goal of meditation isn’t what I originally thought.
What determines your legacy? It’s not what you think.
The Conversation is a silent saboteur that kills productivity and confidence. Here’s what it is and what to do about it. I noticed this thing that happens when I slow down in my ceaseless doing or even (unthinkably!) stop during the day to engage in some self care. I call it The Conversation. It happened […]
What’s the secret to a truly productive morning routine? It might not be what you think.
After 150 consecutive days of meditation, I’ve learned several lessons. First up: meditation is not a habit. Shocking.