Uncertainty, as mantra

We know as much about the future today as we did in November 2019, at which time every human on the planet had absolutely no idea what was about to happen. Now we are in the middle of a profound opportunity to recalibrate our relationship with uncertainty.

Why are we busy?

I have long been intrigued by the fact that I (like almost everyone else I know) habitually answer the question, ‘How are you doing?’ with almost robotic predictability: ‘Oh, you know, swamped — so busy these days!’

We can’t calm the storm, but we can ignore it

[This is part four of a series reevaluating some propositions that I perceived as crucial and important in my early thirties.] Proposition: I have about 112 hours of con­scious life to live each week: wis­dom dic­tates invest­ing at least one of these hours to med­i­tate on how I will use the remain­ing 111 hours. First …