How Thinking Can Be Like Moonwalking

How Thinking Can Be Like Moonwalking

Something my husband said sparked the insight. 

It happened in the middle of a difficult conversation. Not a fight. More of a How-do-I-make-you-understand-me talk. I was stuck, fixating on the details of how one thought led to another. Then suddenly, something he said unstuck me.

"Remember the story Forever Overhead by David Foster Wallace?" he asked. "Remember how the whole thing took place in just two minutes?"

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Everyday Strength and Confidence

Everyday Strength and Confidence

Last week, my mom texted to ask if we could talk in the middle of the day at work. This was unusual, and I was immediately worried. I called her from my office's small "meditation" room.

She told me that she had just spoken with my dad's old law firm. They needed to make a change to their name. It was just getting too long. My heart seized up. My dad died in 2013, and had been sick for years before that. I couldn't blame them for removing him from the masthead, could I?

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