There’s very little in life, and in our own lives, that we’re in control of—but that little matters. My name for this “little” is “The Significant 1%” and it’s been on my mind a long time. I was reminded of it watching Breaking Bad for the first time earlier this year (don’t judge). It’s a great show […]
You can’t have it all. No one can. For everything you “have” you have to let go of something. What then?
I was recently in a conversation with a friend who asked my opinion on something related to men, to which I responded with my standard question when people request my thoughts: “What do you think?” Basically, I feel like I can respond better when I know where you’re coming from: what your thoughts already are and what […]
Mind your body: how did mind and body come to be split in our minds?
“You should try therapy.” Pause. What’s your instinctive response to that statement? Agreement? Disagreement? Scepticism? Laughter? Something else? (I’d like to hear what you chose!) In my experience—and I’m sure, that of anyone who’s worked in mental healthcare—scepticism is super common. And I find that equal parts frustrating and fascinating, because a lot of people […]
In which I explore the difference it would make if we re-imagined reviews as an exercise in empathy.
One way to find out about something you’re blind to is to run into it and get smacked in the face. That’s how it’s often happened to me anyway. Like one night when I came face to face with my own unconscious bias within my marriage. I liked to cook over the weekend, so I […]
I write about being human from the perspective of faith, behavioural psychology and technology. Here’s how I think of the three.
The world has always felt broken, if you’ve been paying attention, but this year feels particularly so. And in the midst of it all, I’ve come to find a deeper appreciation of lament. Join me.
We think of time as an obstacle, as something in our way.
What if it instead as THE way—as the thing that gets us where we want to be?