Aging

Aging is the experience of time moving through your body. Time belongs to the wilderness. It cannot be managed. In this sense, aging is our most intimate connection to nature.

A Creative Life

Creativity is a mysterious phenomenon. We can articulate certain aspects of it, while most of it remains shrouded in mystery. It is not just a skill, though we can develop skills to increase creative depth. My work hinges on the idea of deep creativity to cultivate a life worth living.

Journal Writing

In this series, I explore my approach to journal writing. I have maintained journals for three decades. In the beginning, journaling was a self-centered and circular endeavor. Today, journaling is a medium to delve into my inner life, confront adversity, improve my interactions in the world around me, find meaning, and hopefully discover a little wisdom along the way. Journal writing is an important way to cultivate individual and collective wellbeing.

  1. On Journal Writing
  2. Transformative Journal Writing
  3. Journal Writing is a Found Thing
  4. Journaling: Closing the Gap between Words and Experience
  5. The Space Between Words and Life
  6. Journal Writing: Training for the Mind
  7. Your Own Voice
  8. Journaling: Why You Should Avoid Using Prompts
  9. Journaling: Encountering Demons of Your Own Conjuring
  10. Journal Writing: A Space for Creative Exploration

Liminal Encounters

A liminal encounter is a transformative threshold between two different states of being. Inside a liminal state, uncertainty and ambiguity permeate the mind. Something familiar and comforting has been lost, and you must turn and walk into the life you cannot yet see,