Being productive in retirement can externally look a lot like doing nothing at all.
Consider This Before You Abandon Your New Year’s Resolution
A lot of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions early in the year. But here are a few things to consider before making a final decision.
Like crows, our minds pick up a lot of shiny things over the course of a lifetime. And this includes beliefs about ourselves that are very hard to let go.
Why Contemplation Isn’t Just for Monks
Living a contemplative life isn’t all about praying.
Self-Compassion is a Spiritual Practice
Thomas Merton offers a perspective on why self-compassion doesn’t just make us happier; it’s also a powerful tool for our spiritual journey.
Having Trouble With Transitions?
When incorporating rest/relaxation into our lives, it’s also important to consider the way we handle the transitions.
Finding The Right Rest
We require a balance between activity and rest. We even need rest from the activities we love, and bring us joy. I explore six different categories of rest and identify how each is uniquely different.
Our Need for Sabbath Rest
We’ve now lived through more than two years of a pandemic. As the world reopens and we feel the desire to get our lives back to a pre-pandemic normal, maybe we should first take some time to think about our need for rest.
Life Is Not A Contest
Frank Bruni’s “sandwich board theory of life” helps me realize the futility of viewing life as a contest.
Gifts to My Future Self
Here’s a new technique I’ve been experimenting with that is helping me develop self-compassion.