Do You Have the Courage to Stop Doing?
From human doing to human being…how a little stillness can go a long way… Our basic state of wellbeing is obscured because of the essential paradigm (or misunderstanding) we live by, namely, that we are human doings, not human beings. We see ourselves, our value, as being the sum total of our experiences and accomplishments—what […]
When “Posting” Your Life is More Important Than Living It
On a recent visit to the Museum of Modern Art with a friend and her daughter, meandering through the museum’s exhibits, I was struck by how often my friend’s 13-year-old daughter asked us to take photos of her (on her Smartphone) in front of the artwork. Her head tilted, she gazed contemplatively at the pieces, the […]
Are We Only As Important as Our Platform?
I was told by several publishers that I would have to blog in order to strengthen my “platform” and get my book published by a major press. Sadly, all this technology, this business of getting a platform, is entirely in contradiction to the message of my book, namely, being well. The UN-Happiness Project: How to […]