How changing when, where, and with what you do your work can help you get into the right mindset to get the work done.
I haven’t had the heart to take down our wind chimes yet, though they should probably come in for the winter. But they’re a particularly pleasant set of chimes, and I’m predisposed to enjoy music with elements of chance built in. The sounds from the… Read More
On my flight back from Boston a few weeks back, I was reading my copy of The Mindful Way Through Depression. A man across the aisle from me asked if he could talk to me about my book, and I did something I rarely… Read More
Dena and I have been having a lot of conversations with our daughter about Thankfulness because of the napkins on our kitchen table. Every napkin has a discussion prompt for people at the table, and this one is Sprout’s favorite: It’s her favorite because of… Read More
It was a Saturday morning, and my daughter had been awake for forty-five minutes. By that point she had already peppered me with questions about what family birthdays are in which month, fourteen pieces of Star Wars minutiae, and three requests to look at her… Read More
One day, my wife and I made the decision in a Crate & Barrel to buy grapefruit spoons. We even went and bought several grapefruits and ate them with those grapefruit spoons. But it never became a habit. We moved several times after that, and… Read More
Picture a cat. Now picture that cat in your home, somewhere near you. What do you imagine that cat doing? Don’t overthink it. Whatever immediately came to mind when I said to imagine a cat in the room with you works fine. Got it? So,… Read More