“No-Fail” Friday: Feels like


So far this week, we’ve done a lot of thinking about thinking, which is pretty ironic for a blog that’s about mindfulness, a practice in which you learn to observe your thoughts more than engage with them. But alas, all that observing will eventually get you thinking, and ultimately, I think that’s a good thing – especially if you’re doing so with intention and awareness. This weekend’s “no-fail” mindfulness challenge will be a little more about feeling some feels, though – as they relate to what you think, and more importantly what you do (or don’t do).  Read More

We were thinking


There’s a lot of wisdom out there in the world about how it’s hard to see what you’re not looking for, and the importance of the eye of the beholder, etc. I give those ideas some time because I think there’s something to them, especially in a world where big data is constantly trying to customize your experience to surround you with things you like. You’re more likely to be friends with people who share your beliefs, and if you think you don’t agree on a certain subject, you might very carefully avoid it. It creates an interesting reality for each of us, doesn’t it? Here’s something we thought you’d like, and if you don’t, swipe, scroll, or say “no thanks.” It makes you more frequently comfortable, and lines a lot of pockets along the way (while potentially emptying yours).  Read More