Think Out Loud

"We do not learn from experience, we learn from reflecting on experience." -John Dewey

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Bracing for overstimulation: Mental health amid chaos and worry

In a few months time, I plan to get in my car and roam. I’ll be on the road for several weeks, beginning in mid-June. I want to discover odd … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Cynic’s Guide to Honeymooning

This morning I read an essay by Charles Comey, “Against Honeymoons,” and I thought of our cultural swerving on the spectrum between total cynicism and diehard idealism. Let’s back up. … Continue reading

January 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Meditation for People Who Hate It

This is the fourth installment in┬áthe Meaningfulness Project┬áseries, an essay project devoted to exploring a sense of purpose through long-term commitment to core values.   I’ve struggled a lot with … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · 2 Comments