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The Pressure of Productivity and How to Set an Anti-Goal

When I graduated from my master’s degree program, I set myself a napping goal. As you might imagine, I was exhausted and in need of some serious rest and recovery. At the same time, it takes time to decelerate from that level of sustained, intense productivity...

Mindfulness Lessons from my Cat

Earlier this year I adopted a kitten, named him Pantalaimon, and trained him to walk on a harness. Before we go any further, yes it’s adorable, and yes you can probably walk your cat too, but beware because now my cat demands two walks a day like a freakin’ dog and my...

Is 2020 really any different?

It’s time to stop saying “especially now…”, ​move beyond superficial approaches to self-care, and get to the heart of what really matters. I’m writing this on the first big snow day of the year in Colorado in the USA. It’s October, 2020....