My Dream Conversation With Pema

Not like “the one I dream about having,” but “the one I dreamt the other night after finishing Don’t Bite The Hook.” The one where I’m reminded of how our mindset determines our interpretation of everything that happens to us. The one where I’m reminded of how others’ mindsets determine everything that happens to them. … Continue reading My Dream Conversation With Pema

Podcast Of The Week: Don’t Bite The Hook

It’s a 3-hour long audiobook and not a podcast, but it’s my newsletter and I’ll cry (or post, or write) what I want to. Pema Chodron’s Don’t Bite The Hook is a lecture she gave on not getting triggered by the frustrating crap in our lives. At first, it feels like it’s about addiction, anger, … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: Don’t Bite The Hook

Michael K. Williams On The Source Of Happiness

We lost one of my (and tons of other people’s) favorite actors in Michael K Williams last week. Right after the 30-minute mark in this Fresh Air interview, he has a beautiful statement about how feeling good starts within. Whatever we’re struggling with, this matters. Williams explained how he never felt like he had the … Continue reading Michael K. Williams On The Source Of Happiness

How The Dalai Lama Gets Rid Of Guilt (Spoiler: He Doesn’t)

Here’s how the Dalai Lama gets rid of regret, guilt, and shame: he doesn’t. Wait, what? An elderly monk asked the Dalai Lama about his physically active yoga practice and if it should be continued at his advanced age. The Dalai Lama advised, “Nah bro, you’re too old for that stuff. Act your age” (or … Continue reading How The Dalai Lama Gets Rid Of Guilt (Spoiler: He Doesn’t)

We Can’t Overlook The Power Of Age Diversity At Work

Bonnie was a 76-year-old web designer with an idea. Peeling hard-boiled eggs at home was frustrating, but she had come up with an amazing solution. She could even picture one in everyone’s kitchen. This was a business idea. Her problem now was how exactly to make it. What happened next is a powerful lesson in … Continue reading We Can’t Overlook The Power Of Age Diversity At Work