It’s only human to look down on others. But it’s hard to move onward or upward when you’re looking downward.
It's crucial to distinguish between the actual facts of the past and the stories we tell about them in the present. It’s also crucial to recognize that both are driving forces of the future.
We’re all feeling cooped up and anxious and, yes, already a little bored. So what would my mother say?
Love is wiser than wisdom. Wisdom knows more than knowledge. Knowledge counts more than data.
We humans understand each other asymmetrically. But that's a good enough place to start.
In any human life, there are basically three types of time: inherently good times, inherently bad times, and ...
Some simple things you can do to make the world better.
Dear Daughters, Here’s one of my pet theories: Every person has at least one art. And regularly spending time on your art is hugely important, for adults as much as for children. “I don’t know,” you may say. “I don’t really think of myself as artistic.” Trust me, you are, though it’s possible you haven’t …
A brief reflection on the otherworldly importance of each of us—and why you should do your homework.
The most important mind-changers aren't nuggets you'll note in a TED talk or even lessons you'll learn from a book. They're experiences that change who you are.