Teaching is amazing: it’s a vehicle for one person to make the space for the transformation of another. But what makes the best teachers so good?
Some people are all about where they want to go, others are more into the way they’re taking. Are you a destination driver or a path pursuer?
What if you thought about all your decisions as a series of micro-transactions at the Stock Exchange of Reality? Let’s think about that through the lens of medication side effects.
On family—nuclear, extended and mine—and why Winnicott’s “good enough parent” is one of my favourite concepts in psychology.On family—nuclear, extended and mine—and why Winnicott’s “good enough parent” is one of my favourite concepts in psychology.
How successful you feel is often more about how you define success than it’s about what you’ve achieved. That’s not just to feel good—it’s the most practical thing.
How I went from being a pushover to speaking up for myself, asking for what I wanted and refusing what I didn’t.
I’ve never been been a natural performer. So it’s nerve-wracking to know you’re being judged by how well you perform. But that’s how engaging with humans works, and like everyone else I’ve had to figure it out.
A friend recently asked if I ever feel life is futile. My first thought: “You mean that permanent feeling on my mental horizon?” Here’s how I live with it.
What do you do when you get it wrong? Just keep going.
Choosing safety at the expense of strength can leave you neither safe _nor_ strong, while risking safety to build strength might be your best shot at actually being safer.