When is coaching useful?

Coaching is useful when: You have a problem you’ve been mulling over You have a decision to make You’re unhappy or discontented in your career or life and don’t quite [ read more brave ]

Suffering does not make you special

Some people – disaster response personnel and Peace Corps volunteers in particular – come home to the US and can’t re-adjust. Fat, sedentary Americans and their trivial concerns strike them [ read more brave ]

self-coaching: what is real?

What is the opposite of “real”? Unreal? Artificial? Intangible? Imaginary? Fake? Contrived? What are the synonyms of “real”? Authentic? Natural? True? Beautiful? Untamed? Tangible? Does real mean the same thing [ read more brave ]

What does the nation-state do for us, anyway?

Syria has dissolved into a nightmare we are nearly powerless to help, and the US elected a racist, rapist, reality-star in an effort to return to an imaginary past. The [ read more brave ]

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What I’m Reading

  “caring about other people’s kids is part of what it means to care about our own” – a blog post from Slacktivist on moral choices. This well-researched book on [ read more brave ]