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Life Lessons

The paradox of control

Of all the bizarre relationships humans have with their feelings, our relationship with the feeling of control might top the list. Here’s why: We try to control things we can’t control. And we don’t try to control things we can control. Let me explain. I can’t control what you, the …

Feeling lost? Here’s what to do.

I spent much of my life trying to figure out what to do with it. I majored in astrophysics in college, assuming I’d get a Ph.D. some day. That wasn’t the right fit. I then went to law school and became a lawyer. Once again, the fit wasn’t right. It …

Don’t count your blessings. Do this instead.

A few years ago, I bought a gratitude journal. This was right around the time that gratitude lists were becoming popular, so I jumped on the bandwagon. I started every day by listing three things I’m grateful for. It would look something like this: I’m grateful for my wife.  I’m …

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