What I Learned In Prison

Yesterday, I went to prison. I had never been to prison before, but I’d seen the movies. I knew of the cut-throat underworld where the con...

Ode to Compassion

This is for anyone that wonders, “What’s wrong with me?” Maybe you feel stuck or inadequate. You try to force yourself to do things yo...

Mind Your Gumption

Sometimes it seems all too easy to lose gumption and get into a bad mood and too hard to get out of it. Over time I’ve worked on being mor...

The Power of Instead

If we want to change our response in a given circumstance, it’s not enough to say what we won’t do. We have to say what we will do inste...