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2022

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Lightwaves #006: The $10,000 Hat

Hello from Stone Ridge, NY. Before paternity leave comes to an end, my family and I managed to escape the city for a week to enjoy the beginning of fall, my favorite season. I’m a different person when I’m upstate surrounded by woods. I could feel my nervous

Lightwaves #006: The $10,000 Hat
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Lightwaves #005: Ambition Shifts

Good morning, and greetings from New York City! Our newborn, Flo, just turned two weeks old and we’re still getting used to our new life with two kids. Most importantly, she and mama are healthy, and everything has gone as well as we could have hoped. We’re so

Lightwaves #005: Ambition Shifts
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Lightwaves #002: Beyond the Struggle

Good morning from Stone Ridge, New York. I’m spending the next week upstate surrounded by nature before heading back to the city to prepare for our second child’s arrival on August 30th. There are big and wonderful changes on the horizon for my family and me, and I’

Lightwaves #002: Beyond the Struggle
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Lightwaves #001: Introducing Lightwaves💡🌊

For the last seven years, I’ve been focused on my own development, immersed in learning about change, transformation, consciousness, mindfulness, coaching, psychology, human development, philosophy, spirituality, and writing. Though I’m regularly writing longer essays about many of these themes, much of what I learn, think about, and write

Lightwaves #001: Introducing Lightwaves💡🌊
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How I Found My Heart In Five Days

Last week I participated in a five day meditation retreat, Becoming Bodhisattvas, at the Garrison Institute in Garrison, NY, just 50 miles from New York City. Their mission is to apply the transformative power of contemplation to today’s pressing social and environmental concerns, helping build a more compassionate, resilient

How I Found My Heart In Five Days
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When Our Fire Stops Burning

I could hear the hum of traffic outside our Flatiron office—sirens, horns, and idle engines—and I might as well have been outside instead of the four hour “partner meeting” I was in. Packed like the Holland Tunnel at rush hour with twelve of my colleagues in a white

When Our Fire Stops Burning
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Sleepwalking Through Life in a Digital Haze

Before I headed for the door, my attention zeroed in on my iPhone like a heat seeking missile. It called out to me. Pick me up. Don’t leave me behind. Take me with you. A few weeks earlier, I’d made a commitment to reduce my screen time, and

Sleepwalking Through Life in a Digital Haze
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The Stranger and the Rolex

> Don't you look at me so smug And say I'm going bad Who are you to judge me And the life that I live? I know that I'm not perfect And that I don't claim to be So, before you point your fingers Be sure your hands are clean —Bob

The Stranger and the Rolex