Mindful Friendship

I don’t have a lot of friends, I think this comes with age and having a family and a business and all of that. Or maybe I am just not that likeable. Let’s go with me being busy. My wife is my best friend, I have a few others. I was not a good friend for most of my...

Mindful Loss

We all fear death to some degree, no matter how much we tell ourselves we don’t, or that we know what happens after we die. We can have tremendous faith, but to say we know anything about what happens after that impenetrable wall of death is a misuse of the word...

Mindful Work

Work is only a problem if we are comparing. Break your job down into its constituent elements. Which of them are not oaky in and of themselves? Which of them are objectively bad? I can get caught up in the parts of my job that aren’t real if I’m not careful. Notes and...

Mindfulness and Silence

I wrote about silence a few weeks back. I posted a bunch of quotes. An increased desire for silence has affected my life in numerous ways. If I am home alone, the TV is usually off. I mentioned driving in silence. I find fewer things worth having an opinion on. Even...

Mindful Return

Everything comes to an end. Nothing in this life escapes this, if something has a beginning it has an end. The saddest and happiest fact of life is that this too shall pass. We tend to focus on the ends of things we enjoy and the beginning of things we do...