What's the one thing?

I’ve been working a lot with this question lately: what’s the one thing I can do that would most improve my life right now?

This question has a bunch of important parts.

It’s only about one thing. It is usually true that there are lots of things you could do that would make your [...]


What’s the one thing you have come to appreciate most in the past year? How do you express gratitude for it?

This is not the first year I’ve come to appreciate perspective, but all the change of 2010 has helped me appreciate it in a new way.

I’ve found that when something hard happens, it always [...]

Inside and outside

When we’re talking about the things that get us stuck, there are two kinds of things that come up a lot. People name this division a lot of ways: pragmatic/emotional and hard/soft come up a lot. I don’t especially love either of those divisions though — since when is emotional stuff not hard?! [...]