7 Lesson on Life from Freecell

I have a freecell addiction. For your information, it is a solitaire like card game on the computer, not an illicit drug. I have a 98% win rate, of which I am proud. One of the nice things about not having time to do things you enjoy is that when you do manage to do […]

As Gently As Possible

Tai-chi qi-gong, like yoga, is about moving around and looking slightly silly while calming the mind. It is an art designed to attune your mind and body to the vital energies of the universe. It’s popular in China and Japan for sustaining health, vitality, and flexibility well into old age. The trick to making qi-gong […]

Fools Widsom

“And nobody wants to know him, they can see that he’s just a fool. And he never gives an answer. But the fool on the hill, sees the sun going down, and the eyes in his head, see the world spinning ‘round.” – The Fool On The Hill, The Beatles We are supposed to be […]

Play: The Fountain of Productivity

I would like to tell you that you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. Except I only tried that once, and I didn’t catch any flies at all. So it’s not the most meaningful example. Instead, think of shopping with friends. Hiking in beautiful mountains. Swimming at the beach. Staying up late […]

No-Mind: How to Actually Be Yourself

The great thing about commitment is that it makes it really clear to you what you should think about. I committed to writing about how to be yourself, and so I started thinking clearly for once about what it means to be yourself. Here’s How to Be Yourself Don’t try. That’s it. This is one […]