Developing A Relationship With Death

We don’t really have any relationship with death in the developed world. We don’t kill or process our food, be it plant or animal. We pack our elderly away in retirement communities. Many of us try to keep up the illusion that we are teenagers well into our middle ages. The reality is that we don’t value growing older for many reasons, but a big part of that is because we are terrified of the end of our lives.

What We Refuse To Learn From COVID

It’s been over a year since the specter of COVID descended on us. As we are still having our daily lives dramatically affected by the steps taken in reaction to the virus, I’d like to talk about what we’re not looking at. What do we refuse to learn from COVID?

Happiness Doesn’t Exist Outside You

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness right? Eh… maybe. Happiness is always with the next promotion, the bigger house, or the better car right? If I just had [insert desire here], I’d be happy. But the truth is, happiness doesn’t exist outside you. You always have the potential to be happy at every moment.