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#009: Turning Points

Hello from Manhattan. Our newborn, Flo, is now smiling, tracking movements, and looking at her hands. I love seeing her consciousness come online and her personality begin to emerge. She’s changing a little bit every day, and I’m grateful that I’m able to witness this transformation and

#009: Turning Points
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#008: Starting a Solo Lifestyle Business

Hello from Tribeca. I spent the first half of the week upstate with my family, enjoying peak foliage and the crisp autumn air. Seeing red, orange and yellow dot the mountains never gets old, and reminds me of playing in piles of leaves as a kid in New England. Transition

#008: Starting a Solo Lifestyle Business
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#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

#006: The $10,000 Hat
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#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

#005: Ambition Shifts
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#004: A Symphony of Parts Anticipating Change

The baby has arrived! On Tuesday night, Florence Ruby Schlafman entered the world and joined our family. Flo and mama are doing great. We’re already sleep deprived but madly in love 💕 When I wrote this earlier in the week, I was still sitting in sitting in the liminal space

#004: A Symphony of Parts Anticipating Change
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#003: Sitting in Liminal Space

Greetings from New York City! My family and I have spent the last few months in upstate New York, and have come back to the metropolis to finish the summer and welcome our new daughter. Being back in the city has provided a jolt of energy and ambition, despite the

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#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’

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#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

#001: Introducing Lightwaves💡🌊