I’ve written about time management more than once. Maybe it’s the forty-something in me but I’m obsessed with it. There is no commodity more valuable than time. Jim Rohn would say that effective time management is the best-kept secret of the rich (rich meaning successful, not wealthy) and I could not agree more. I also learned many years ago that time management is a kind of misnomer because you can’t actually manage… Read More
A great thing about keeping a journal is how often you unintentionally surprise yourself when you rediscover a sketch or passing thought jotted months or even years earlier – like finding a twenty-dollar bill in a jacket you haven’t worn since the previous winter. I go on small solo vacations a few times a year, they usually involve a surfboard and they always involve lots of meditation. I found this the other… Read More
I’ve been thinking about mindfulness quite a lot these past years. Ironic, I know. Mostly about all the things that steal our attention away from the present moment. And the worst of these distractions are not just activities like checking into Facebook for the umpteenth time to see if anyone ‘liked’ that most recent post of our lunch. No, one of the biggest distractions is our own wandering thoughts. It’s astounding how… Read More
Sam Harris delivers a saline explanation of mindfulness without esoteric jargon. This is one of my favorite clips from his many talks.