Thoughts on wellness, stillness, and business
To get extraordinary results, continually ask yourself what matters most and focus an extraordinary amount of attention to that ONE THING.
Learn more, focus better, and drop old vices as we enter 2020.
I'm committing (for now) to publishing a monthly roundup of actionable life lessons I've captured: from podcasts, articles, books, conversations, events. I hope these roundups serve three aims: 1) Filter learnings for interesting-ness 2) Internalize knowledge + make fun of my past-self 3) Deliver value to my community
Squint at my drawing. Try to find the most INTERESTING food item. Got something? Is it the fact that I misspelled potatoes?
The most precious things in my life are made even more special by their impermanence.
I'm really bored here. Excruciatingly unstimulated. And I love it. How rare the chance to feel bored these days? How unique the opportunity to sit with one's thoughts; one's raging judgement of others, self-pity, and irrational fears of not "doing this right"- as if there is some objective hierarchy for how we exist. How lucky I am to glimpse a life free of the "tyranny of shoulds".
Life lessons from teenagers: -You will be trolled and that's ok -Sugar makes everybody happier (but follows an inverse U curve & at some point causes group mayhem) -If someone didn't follow your instructions properly, chances are your instructions could have been clearer
I'm setting all my 2020 goals now. On November 23rd, the Saturday before Thanksgiving week.
Though you’re away from us for now, If you need us, give a howl. You’re jumping into the deep end, hope you get the occasional work-free weekend. This is now a Tail of Two Cities. If ever things get too gritty, never forget: that you are a social animal, that you are a carnivore, and you are deeply loved, connected by an leash that knows no distance by two social carnivores 2900 miles away.
Maggie’s burning message: we’ve not left the classroom, we’ve only just arrived–one with higher stakes and Uber rides we actually have to pay for.
As junior year peeked over the horizon, Osker and I bore witness to a troubled world.
This time around, the roomie and I decided to explore man’s primitive roots.
This year, my roommate and I decided to conduct a social experiment with our dorm room
Stop eating chocolate and start reading more