On Tuesday I wrote about the recent death of my grandfather. I was planning to write and post that article earlier, but could not convince myself to write after that event was followed up a week later by the death of my other grandfather.
After going most of my life without having to deal with many deaths of loved ones, there have been quite a few packed into the last few years.
This has been hard. I continue to remind myself that
death is what gives meaning to life. It is natural and necessary. It is important.
It still sucks.
Continue reading “Lessons Learned from Lives Well-Lived”
Last week I attended an event hosted by the news organization
The event was a two-day nerd-fest of talking about policy called
Vox Conversations. The goal was to get a bunch of policymakers, organization leaders, and nerdy wonks together to talk about policy in the Trump era. Continue reading “Make Space to Be Wrong”
If you’ve spent much time around these parts you may have noticed that I read a lot. One way that I find new books is by seeing who the authors that I like are reading.
Turns out, a lot of them have read
Mindset by Dr. Carol Dweck. Continue reading “How to Grow Your Mind”
Sometimes a key to solving a problem seems counterintuitive at first.
If you are pressed for time and constantly facing deadlines, the most helpful thing to do is often to step back and take some extra time to plan and prioritize.
If you find that you can’t stop spending too much, sometimes paying for a personal finance course is a good idea.
And, as we will explore today, if you feel like you are not productive enough with your days, you might want to try sleeping more.
Pretty sure this guy is sleeping, although it is possible that he is dead.
Continue reading “Want to Get More Done? Go Back to Sleep.”