Category «Living Well»

On Changing the Channel

“OK, let me pull up the results… just let me check…” Early March, 2013.  Amrita and I wait, eyes on each other, fully present, waiting as the doctor fumbles with her computer. “I’m sorry, the results aren’t here, would you excuse me for a minute?” She leaves, and we completely crack up.  We know what’s …

The “Problem” of How to Live Well

Recently in a group meditation, I realized that I place a huge value on “living well” – essentially on living the sort of life that I could be proud of, and satisfied with, when I die. But there are so many different ways to interpret this. There are at least three major dimensions to living …

Hesitation, in Each Moment

I’ve always had a tendency towards procrastination – to put off something challenging that I want or need to do, in favor of something I’m more immediately excited about. But I’ve just discovered a new form at work in my life; I’m calling it “micro-procrastination”. It’s that moment of hesitation, before doing anything that feels …