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Preparing a first 10-day Vipassana retreat: What I wish I would’ve known

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Going to your first Vipassana course? Here’s what to know, how to prepare, and answers to common questions. read more
Light show tunnel into the future

Slow down: Why are we in such a rush to get to the future?

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Get ready for the future. But don’t miss the life in front of you right now. read more
Kurt Vonnegut quote on gratitude - family sunset in Delta d'Ebre

“I urge you to notice when you’re happy, and think, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’”

“I urge you to notice when you’re happy, and think, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’” 1024 768 Looking out Loud
A sunset, a cold beer, a moment with your kids. Here’s Kurt Vonnegut’s two-step process for expressing gratitude. read more
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Run the race you’re in

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Thoughts of future pain made my current struggle hurt more. The key is to catch that mental time travel and come back to now. read more

When expectations and reality collide, stories fly

When expectations and reality collide, stories fly 1024 768 Looking out Loud
A Starbucks line reveals the disconnect between the story in my head, and the world right in front of me. read more

Why my kids’ bedroom is like your life

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Where you put your time and energy becomes your reality. read more

Turn left for 6-foot herons and 20-foot rabbits

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Today I went out for a run. I started down a familiar set of roads, but I felt an urge for something different. At one point where I normally go…

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Did time slow down when I thought I was going to die?

Did time slow down when I thought I was going to die? 1024 768 Looking out Loud
A slide down an icy road reveals the marvelous inner works of our minds. read more

Tomorrow is another day

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The past is past. Learn from mistakes. Then go to bed, and wake up with a clean slate. read more

Goodbye, Thich Nhat Hanh, and thank you

Goodbye, Thich Nhat Hanh, and thank you 1024 713 Looking out Loud
Today we say goodbye to a great spiritual leader, who will always be here. read more

Have you found your Spy Point?

Have you found your Spy Point? 1024 768 Looking out Loud
Take a minute to climb out of your ravine, and look at life from above. read more

What the end of life reminds us about everyday life

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“I wish we would have had more time together.” read more

Off the beaten path, splattered in mud

Off the beaten path, splattered in mud 1024 768 Looking out Loud
When was the last time you veered off your everyday path? read more

Will your future self thank you?

Will your future self thank you? 1024 768 Looking out Loud
What you do today opens the way to the future you. read more

A new year starts today. How will you use it?

A new year starts today. How will you use it? 1024 683 Looking out Loud
Start by asking: what do you want to remember? read more

My 2021 in 1 minute

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What happened this year? I dug through a daily journal and 10,000 photos to find out. read more

Guide your children by walking through your childhood

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You are laying the foundation for your child’s future mind. read more

What Christmas lights can teach you about life

What Christmas lights can teach you about life 1024 768 Looking out Loud
You’ll never take it all in. And that’s okay. read more

My 40-year Truman Show

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What does 40 years look like? Explore a clock’s-eye view. Look from the perspective of progress. And take a peek through my eyeballs: 40 years of developing mind, body, and spirit. read more

The quality of a Monday morning mind

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It’s not about the day. It’s how you show up. read more