One of the sticks I use to measure just how excellent I am being to myself is how often I compose in my head (and jot down!) little bits of poetry. Getting it together to actually post here as a Sohbet is A+ gold-star life management. What poetry actually measures for me is life-saturation of … More Poetry as a Metric
I’ve had a number of people ask me of late how to get started in meditation, where to go, what you actually do, books to read. Rather than trying to squeeze answers into a tweet or fit advice in over the bustle of a dinner, I’m just going to sit down and gather all my thoughts and … More Meditation, How to Begin
No, that’s not a typo. There’s your bucket list, that list of things you should do before you die ’cause your life will be better for going out and doing them; but there should be a fuckit list too – for all that stuff you think is a good idea but your life would actually … More What’s on Your Fuckit List?
I’m a little at a loss these days, dealing with the delightful problem of feeling better. Seriously, it’s a rather strange and foreign feeling after over 6 months of decrepitude. My current dillemma is one of how to rebuild my life, and into what? I have so many interests and things pulling at me, I’m … More Structure, Cage or Bones?
I’ve had some really interesting conversations this week, many stemming from thoughts on the books we’ve been reading. I think the sort of books you read tells a story about the kind of person you are and what life is like in your head. Walking by my bookshelf the other day I noticed this little … More What’s on YOUR Bookshelf?