I’m sitting just above the surging waters of a post-storm creek that flows through a canyon outside of the town of Ojai, California. I splurged on a two-day vacation for myself, a self-imposed retreat immersed in nature (from the glamping comfort of an RV) where I could practice a bit more presence, and perhaps chip away at some of the residue left by a constant buildup of internal dialogue
Do you even empathize? How empathy training and communication can save us from ourselves
As I learn of children being separated from parents in the name of border control, presidential decrees opening all U.S. waters to offshore drilling, and the dismantling of the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act, I can’t help but wonder—what place does empathy have in our current society?
The Plant-Eater’s Dilemma
“The world is a fabric of suffering and pleasure; in every action, good and evil dance together like a pair of lovers.” - Alejandro Jodorowsky Earlier this year I joined some colleagues for lunch, and they decided to try out a local poke restaurant (poke, if you happen to have missed the rise of this … Continue reading The Plant-Eater’s Dilemma