A Letter to My Unborn Daughters

Hello! — If you’re new to my blog… how about reading What “Inclusion” Means to Me first? 2022 Addendum #1 — Written in 2017 when my wife was pregnant, this essay has recieved some disproportionate traffic lately. Although I disagree with a few sentences here and there, and I’m delighted to see more visible female … Read more

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body Jo Marchant (2016)

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body Jo Marchant (2016) “AS INDIVIDUALS, rather than putting our faith in mystical rituals and practices, the science described in this book shows that in many situations, we have the capacity to influence our own health by harnessing the power of the (conscious and unconscious) mind.” … Read more

The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh (1999)

The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh (1999)                 Another good book on mindfulness, and while I don’t think it expresses the idea as clearly or as thoroughly as Harris’ Waking Up, it does state it simply: washing the dishes is meditation. As such, so is life — while we are doing whatever we are … Read more