Finding the Power of Being Quiet

"Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again." -Anais Nin While sitting alone in a little restaurant in Tivoli to finish reading Susan Cain's book about introverts, my quiet afternoon was interrupted... Continue Reading →

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The Thing About Fear Is…

Day 11: #Trust30 Project These are the voices which we hear in solitude, but they grow faint and inaudible as we enter into the world. Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. – Ralph Waldo Emerson I have made giant leaps in my life, I have taken huge risks... Continue Reading →

I Talk Funny Sometimes (But Not as Much as I Would Like to Anymore)

Tonight, I watched the HBO special "Talking Funny." I felt like I was eavesdropping on the after-work conversation between Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais. The first thing that struck me is the fact that all four of these guys seemed to be a little uneasy with themselves, almost self-conscious about the... Continue Reading →

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