Should I tell you I’m a nice person? Or no?

Being nice. Here's a fun paradox. When you’re nice, other people like you and good things happen to you, right? But when you say that you’re being nice because you…

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Push the button now!

Happiness is not a thing to be sought. Happiness is a thing to be activated. If you are focusing on the whether the the word 'sought' is presented in the…

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Don’t mistake results for actions.

There is a big difference between results and actions. Sounds obvious - but only if you notice it. 'Kick the ball.' 'The ball is flying through the air.'The first sentence…

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If I Stop Speaking in Absolutes

I recently started noticing that seeing things in absolutes made life more stressful. So, instead of good and bad, I started trying to look at things as better or worse…

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When is it ok to pretend?

Is it ok to pretend to be something you're not? Most people commonly answer no to this question. Fine, it's not ok to pretend to be a doctor when I…

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My brain when watching 1990s NBA basketball.

One of my favorite pastimes is watching old basketball games (from the 80s and 90s) on YouTube. And I recently noticed something. They don't show the score on the screen…

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7.8 billion different simulations.

All problems come from each of us assuming the others are just like us. We're all the same but different. That's the conflict. We are all made from the same…

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Make it easy or make it hard?

What are we supposed to do? It sounds obvious. Of course, we should make everything as easy as possible. But that gets confusing - because as soon as you say,…

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5 Second Attention Span

At some point in the past, we used to just go to the movies based on what we saw on the poster. ( I remember I did that for Pulp…

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Fast brain and slow body problems.

You know when you lose a train of thought while typing something on your phone? Or when you get an idea and start typing it out on the computer and…

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