Thoughts on Perspective

  1. 34

    The best worst year.

  2. 33

    The year of the flood.

  3. The Stories In Our Heads

    Much of life is acting out the stories in our heads about who we are and what we’re doing. Changing the stories can in some ways change our lives.

  4. 32

    It’s easy to start things, much harder to sustain them.

  5. Letters to a Young Chef

    Lessons from a master chef on the business and craft of cooking.

  6. 31

    And one.

  7. 30

    On two birthdays.

  8. Man’s Search for Meaning

    Meaning is found not in what we expect from the world, but what the world expects from us.

  9. It’s Okay to Be Here

    How mindfulness finally clicked for me.

  10. 29

    On the completion of my 29th year of life.

  11. Madness, Rack, and Honey

    We must waste what little time we can with all our heart.

  12. The Nature of Privilege

    Privilege is less about perks you receive than about problems you don't have.

  13. The Drunkard’s Walk

    We’re naturally poor judges of probability. Correcting our flawed intuitions about chance would leave us feeling less guilty, more grateful, and generally happier.

  14. The Overview Effect

    A literal new perspective can lead us to a figurative one.

  15. 28

    On the occasion of my 28th birthday.

  16. Navigating Stuckness

    “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”

  17. A Confluence of Desires

    Simply making a list of the things you’d like to change about your life can be remarkably cathartic and show you some patterns to make achieving them less daunting.

  18. A Short Lesson in Perspective

    It is possible to get so busy digging a hole that you don’t have time to take stock of how deep you’re in it.

  19. Stochastic Planet

    Random teleportation can provide a healthy dose of perspective.

  20. Happy, the Movie

    Happiness is not a goal to be attained, but a skill which takes practice.

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