How can you stop the dwelling on things when you cannot decide and finally move on…without going crazy?
How much of the stuff you own do you use on a daily basis? Monthly? How much more of it doesn’t see the light of day in an entire year? How much of it, hand-on-the-Holy-Book-of-your-choosing, do you honestly care about?
Why then aren’t we any happier than before? We are affluent, and yet we crave more. We are longer-lived, but the idea of death is paralyzing. We are more educated, but lack meaning. We are more connected than ever, but fail to understand one another more than ever.
Have you ever felt you’re just about to be exposed and sent home? I have. I wrote this for all of us who’d felt the sting of the impostor syndrome.
We struggle to connect. There’s no loneliness like the loneliness of a big city. You are an individual among millions of people.
On cartoons, ships, and leaving people. One of the most read and the most popular essays I’ve written.
It is not enough to know the name of something. To know, to truly understand something means to be bravely curious. The fact that you know the bird’s name is ‘halzenfugel’ means nothing.
This is a thought eperiement, a book review, a lament and a hopeful conversation – all rolled into one. Is it possible that we have…too much freedom?
Do you know the history of your labels? Do you know why you belong to the group you belong to? Have you made a conscious decision or has it been handed down to you?
If someone is bragging about how busy and how short on time they are, you can be sure they’re clueless. There’s enough time. You’re not running out of time.