What is Existential Ergonomics?

“Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.” --Jean-Paul Sartre What if we could wrestle down life’s big questions using the scientific method? What if we could systematically improve human thoughts, actions, and environments... Continue Reading →

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Liebster Award Nomination #2

I was recently nominated for the Liebster Award by Osama Sajid Khan at The Thinker's Cauldron. I am honored to be nominated and am excited to participate! Rules Acknowledge the blog who nominated you. Answer the 10 questions your nominator asked. Nominate 10 other bloggers. Ask them 10 questions. Tell 10 random facts or things... Continue Reading →

Two Simple Secrets to Lasting Love

A dear friend is trudging through the perilous minefield that this mid-life dating and spills over with emotion every time we meet. The tears, laughter and longing are always followed by a smile and the phrase, “You two give me hope.” After spending over 2,000 days attached at the hip, my boyfriend and I are... Continue Reading →

Subcutaneous Shifting

Lately, I've been experiencing a subtle shift. It's as if, slowly and inexplicably, my body is making it's way back home. My bones are weary but my spirits are high, like a lost dog returning from an extended jaunt. Magma is quietly rumbling through my veins as tectonic plates scrape along, making space for something... Continue Reading →

A Quick PSA (And Free Book!)

Hi All! In my Friday roundup, I failed to mention that my dear friend is offering his book, An Epilogue to Innocence, for free on Amazon (Kindle format) until Sunday. Tim is a fantastic writer, particularly skilled at diving deep into darker themes and twisting plot trajectories in unexpected ways. This compilation of short stories... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #37

What are you up to this weekend? I'm going to a theatrical production with my grandparents, booking a flight to Seattle and hoping to drop in on a yin yoga class. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web: Quote I'm thinking about, from Paul Jun: “Community... Continue Reading →

Springtime Flurries

an upward flurry of yellow blooms sail past my second story window carried by the choppy waves of the wind reaching ever-higher, in celebration of warmth, rain and winter's final retreat the gentlest of tornadoes grows larger as the wind whistles joyously out-of-tune tossing up tiny bouquets of sunshine toward the heavens and onto my... Continue Reading →

The Shape And Color Of Our Perceptions

Lately, I've been delving into neuro-lingistic programming, the fractal-holographic universe, philosophy on consciousness, poetry, psychedelics (a la Michael Pollan), and the relativity of our perceptions against reality. While there is so much to take in, chew on and analyze to pieces, here are some bits of the puzzle that I'm currently and deeply intrigued by.... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #36

Hi! What are your plans for the weekend? I'll be helping my mom with her garden, attending a consult with a genomics doctor, but otherwise taking it easy. Hope you have a good one. Here are a few fun links from around the web… Would you have a deconstructed wedding reception? I completely agree with the... Continue Reading →

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