Thoughts on Thinking

I want to think less. I really mean this: I want to ruminate less, perseverate less, analyze less, worry less. And I want to DO more. Sometimes, I believe that by THINKING REALLY HARD, I’m being productive. But this is simply not true. I’m just thinking. And, as I’ve gradually come to realize, …

Balancing Act

In a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, author Charles Wheelan wrote: “Your parents don’t want what is best for you. They want what is good for you, which isn’t always the same thing.” I believe that this is an important–if subtle–distinction. Thank God my parents taught me to eat …