Category: Happiness

Farewell Facebook

We know the world only through the window of our mind. When our mind is noisy, the world is as well. And when our mind is peaceful, the world is too. Knowing our minds is just as important as trying to change the world. ~Haemin Sunim Today I left Facebook. For those who might wonder why, … Continue reading Farewell Facebook

I Want To Be an Email Reprobate

One of my few role models recently called himself “an email reprobate.” That’s it! That’s what I want to be too. He’d probably be horrified if he knew this, but then again it’s a virtual certainty that his history with email is a good bit less, um, mucilaginous than mine. (Isn’t “mucilaginous” the greatest word? In case … Continue reading I Want To Be an Email Reprobate

Email Experiment

For the follow up to this blog post, please see I Want To Be an Email Reprobate. Lately I’ve become email-avoidant — again. It’s an old pattern of mine and it’s served me well in the balance. Even so, it can be problematic. But this morning I had an idea of a way I might be able … Continue reading Email Experiment

On Happiness

Note: This post begins with an open letter to Tim Ferris. Dear Tim, I am a great, albeit reluctant, admirer of your podcast. I’m reluctant only because there are so many podcasts I want to listen to. And yet, when the time comes to choose, I generally pick yours. It’s addictively thought-provoking, plus on occasion you say things … Continue reading On Happiness