In Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari writes, “Ever more scholars see cultures as a kind of mental infection or parasite, with humans as its unwitting host.”
This made me stop and wonder. We understand that physical viruses move through their hosts, making them sick and maybe worse, before moving on to the next person. Is that what is happening to our thoughts as well? Are we catching a story and then trying to make it true for us? Continue reading
Are we fooling ourselves? Physicist Richard Feynman said, “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.”
Are you valued at work? Do you feel you are part of a team that is making a difference? Do you enjoy what you do with your time? Would your job be posted as soon as your obituary if that day came? Continue reading
I went to see the play The Book of Mormon last night and it truly is a funny musical. The whole theatre audience was laughing throughout.
What I loved about the message though, was the idea that you might think you are the teacher, when you are actually the student. In life. As a parent. In your job. As a friend. Continue reading