Tech Sanity, Part Two: Mindful Speech Online
How to be a Good Enough Parent
A recent profile of the founders of Facebook suggested that their optimism about the power of social media resembled a religious faith. When people around the world could connect with one another, this faith promised, we’d all be happier, freer, and more politically engaged.
How’s that working out for you?
How to Survive The News
Research has shown that securely attached people have high self-esteem; they are willing to take risks towards their goals; they seek out social connection and support and tend to have trusting, long-term relationships. These are all the things we want for our children (and ourselves, our partners, our friends).
Are you a Zoë or a Zelda?
If you follow the news, most weeks are stressful. But this last week was something else. Indeed, the spectacle of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing was excruciating to watch, whatever side of the political fence you’re on.
The Wisdom of Autumn
Let’s say that the point of meditation is to be happier – 10% happier, you might say. But what does that really mean?
I have a funny relationship with fall. On the one hand, autumn -- which officially starts this week -- is my favorite season. On the other hand, autumn is depressing AF.