Happiness is: Work That You Love

Happiness is: Work That You Love

Happiness is: Meaningful Work that Doesn’t Feel Like Work In that big Venn diagram of life, I am incredibly lucky I found work that: I am really good at I really love doing People really want done And, I found this work in a very unlikely field, considering my...
Are you Too Busy for Friendship?

Are you Too Busy for Friendship?

Writing in the Atlantic, Julie Beck discusses “How Friends Become Closer.” I have noticed I used to play on soccer teams and I used to go to a gym and I used to ski with my friends and I used to meditate in a Sangha and I used to practice T’ai Chi with a group… Today,...
It’s the Ig Nobel Awards!

It’s the Ig Nobel Awards!

On September 14, the 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony kicked off with a flight of paper airplanes. The winners were chosen by the publishers of the Annals of Improbable Research, which reviews, “Real research, about anything and everything, from everywhere....
Happiness is: Exercising Every Day

Happiness is: Exercising Every Day

It used to annoy me that my wife Kate’s exercise time was inviolable. No matter how busy I was at the office or how much I had to juggle my schedule, that hour of physical activity was non-negotiable in her book. What she did for exercise changed often, but she always...