I took a walk in the woods yesterday. Not to count steps, calories burned, or even to puzzle out daily life problems. I took a walk in the woods to light up my heart and set my soul on fire. It was a cool, sunny spring day, the…

As I have written before, not all of us are blessed with work that is related to our passion. The kind of work that doesn’t feel like work, where hours pass, and there is no sense of time. Where hours and days are wholly connected with the moment,…

Failure is pain. It bruises our pride and our ego, and pokes holes in the image we have worked so hard to create… it disappoints. Failure shows that we are vulnerable and imperfect beings. No one likes to fail. In all honesty, I have failed miserably – and on…

“Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.” –Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close