It’s so cliche, but they really do grow up too fast

January 18, 2016

As a good friend says of parenting, “the days are long, but the years are short”.

Here’s why you should read more, and how

January 11, 2016

The simplest and most affordable way to connect with an expert who has solved your problem: read their book.

The view from 100,000 miles

December 19, 2015

Talk of perspective is almost cliche, yet it remains a powerful way to rethink our problems.

To resist and cling

December 14, 2015

Two words which are responsible for the majority of our suffering.

Attack of the Black Swan

December 5, 2015

On the dangers of learning via experience and observation.

A great question, by Peter Thiel

December 3, 2015

“What important truth do very few people agree with you on?”

A day of thanks

November 26, 2015

A brief and incomplete list of things I am grateful for this Thanksgiving day.

When we react in anger

November 24, 2015

Surprising truths about why we get angry and how we can stop.

Two useful heuristics from Scott Adams

November 21, 2015

On adding skills and removing words.

“Just this”

November 17, 2015

Quieting the “monkey mind” in order to stay present in this moment, right now.