December 2016

Magic show

There’s a lot of talk about “magic” during this season of celebration, and reflection. It’s usually relegated to conversations about children, and rooted in the idea that magic is a construct – a filter we lay over top of reality to enhance their experience during this season of festivity. This quote from Yeats reframes things …

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Gotta have it

Last year around this time, I wrote a post about “acceptance, and the lack thereof.” Acceptance is a Buddhist concept often incorporated into mindfulness (which is not an explicitly Buddhist practice), that basically encourages you to be real about the circumstances around you. Struggling with whether things should or shouldn’t be the way they are …

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Exactly right

This time of year can be full of highs and lows. The season itself is hectic, let alone all the end-of-semester/quarter/year work you need to manage. Some of you are hearing from business schools with decisions that impact your future, while others are still grinding on those essays or exams for January application deadlines. There’s …

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