telling difficult stories

How to Talk About Trauma in a Way That Adds Value and Inspires

Have you ever told someone about a rough childhood, or traumatic situation you experienced only to hear “encouraging words” or see a look of pity in their eyes? I was recently at a dinner with friends. One friend casually mentioned a situation from her past that still plays a part …

How to Bend Spoons with Your Mind

I Finally Figured Out How to Bend Spoons With My Mind

You’ve seen the movie The Matrix right?┬áNothing describes my worldview better than this blockbuster hit (other than maybe Buddhism, the movie Waking Life, or the Zen-hipsterness of The Dude – I find inspiration in everything). Back to spoons. I’m currently reading How to See Yourself as You Really Are by …