Different tools enable different types of seeing and thinking.
Do You Believe in Miracles?
Pragmatic people often say they don’t believe in miracles. That itself is wondrous if not downright miraculous.
You Can Stand on Your Head that Long
We’re all feeling cooped up and anxious and, yes, already a little bored. So what would my mother say?
From the Inside Out and the Outside In
We humans understand each other asymmetrically. But that's a good enough place to start.
What Changed Your Mind?
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.
Why Can’t I Just Make Up My Own Mind?
Because your mind is basically a hypersensitive elephant with an untrained rider on top.
Why Do We Keep So Much Stuff?
Keep less. Delete more. Live better.
There Is More
There's much more to life than meets the eye, and we have to remember to look for it.
Who Needs this Learning Stuff?
Dear Daughters, As you went back to school this week, one of you posed the question kids have been asking since the dawn of educational time: "when am I ever going to use this stuff?" You had in mind the contents of your lessons: the facts of history and the functions of algebra. But when …
Your Mind is a Nonfiction Writer
Your mind is in the business of constantly creating stories. Are you editing them?