How has a friend changed you or your perspective on the world this year? Was this change gradual, or a sudden burst?

Oh, so many choices here!

One friend has, through her own persistent clarity, shown me how many of my “rational” beliefs come down to fear.

By giving some very difficult feedback with great gentleness, a friend [...]

What's your motivation?

Here’s a fear I think most of us share: that we only change because we feel bad. Maybe even that the only things powerful enough to motivate us through the challenges of change are pain, fear, and suffering.

This puts us in quite a bind. Our desire to change is about wanting to be [...]