We are what we love. It’s as simple as that. If we do the things we love, we show our real selves to the world. If we show our real selves to the world, that will give us the best shot at living a happy life. So try it. Start making a list of all … Continue reading We are what we love.
I bought this book because of the title. I am a sucker for life-changing magic of any kind. (Tidying up is the least of it.) How about instead of “Tidying up” we go with “The Life-Changing Magic of: Getting Your Work Done Overcoming Obstacles Walking the Edges Weaving a Latticework of Community Hacking the Follow-Through … Continue reading The Life-Changing Magic of Everything
This year I set a goal to read a book a month, which seems pretty wimpy considering that I used to read a book a week in my college and grad school years. But the thing about reading now, as opposed to then, is that now I am reading for me, for my own edification, … Continue reading A Book Snob Finds Love On the Bestseller List
Every time I sit down here, I try to think of the standout moments in the day, good or bad. But mostly I look for the "Bests." What were the best moments of this day? My yoga practice this morning wasn't "the best"--it was hard and I was frustrated with my limitations and my weakness, … Continue reading The Bests
Do you know the Holstee Manifesto? It's amazing, it really is, (I have a copy of it hanging in my studio). It has even, so I hear, sparked a small movement of people trying to write their own manifestos; trying to write down, in list style, what they stand for, even if they often fall … Continue reading A Good Place
Back in December I made a reading list for myself. One book a month. Thanks to Leap Day tomorrow, I will be on track. My January book was 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami. This was not on my original list. Somebody handed me this 900 page tome in early January, and I thought: Aw, Shit! I … Continue reading Reading
I've been obsessed with Pinterest lately. It's making me aware of things I like, things that make me happy, and places I would love to visit. But mostly, Pinterest has been making me think of things. Except that it's not things that make me happy. Mostly what makes me happy are when "conditions" are right. … Continue reading 17 Things I Need To Be Happy