Where is the Love?

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist Ever since I started my Story-Power podcast, I’ve been trying to put my finger on the ultimate reason I love stories so much. I’ve talked with several guests about how we humansContinue reading “Where is the Love?”

What I Learned From Jane Austen

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” ~ Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility “Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.” ~ Jane Austen Barry and IContinue reading “What I Learned From Jane Austen”

Excellence is the Best I Can do With What I Have Now

Leon Battista Alberti (1404–72) said “a person can do all things if they will.” I live and create by that motto. When it comes to writing I have created a series of epic length fantasy novels. That work of art is supported by woodworking, linguistics, Photoshop, Indesign, podcasting, Audible, 3D jewelry design and any otherContinue reading “Excellence is the Best I Can do With What I Have Now”

The Effort of Control

“I can do nothing for you but work on myself … you can do nothing for me but work on yourself.” ~ Ram Dass “Knowing others is wisdom; knowing the self is enlightenment.” ~ Tao Te Ching Some years ago I learned a big lesson. The only thing I can control is myself. These pastContinue reading “The Effort of Control”

When I Make a Growth Step

The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment. ~ Antonio Brown Recently I signed up for the Duality course at Mindvalley Academy. It’s all about how to better connect with theContinue reading “When I Make a Growth Step”