May 14th, 2018
Joy vs. Happiness: What’s the difference, why it matters, and why the secret to happiness might just be focusing on joy instead.
January 8th, 2018
When a crisis hits, we often forgo joy to focus our attention on dealing with our problems. But we're better off if we allow a little joy into our struggle.
December 21st, 2016
Today marks the solstice: the shortest, darkest day in what has felt like the longest, darkest year. There’s something comforting about a nadir, isn't there? Our emotions are parabolic.
November 14th, 2016
If you know me, or you read this blog regularly, then you will know that there is no color I dislike more than grey. It is gloomy, murky, heavy, wishy-washy, and depressing, all at the same time.
October 28th, 2016
Doorways of Forgetfulness I’m sure you have had this experience: you’re sitting at your desk when you catch sight of something that needs attention, let’s say a plant that needs watering.
October 5th, 2016
While I was in Santa Fe earlier this week, I spent some time at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture researching Native American weaving, basketry, and ceramics patterns for the book.