Practicing values: Tutoring as a channel for hospitality

I believe deeply in hospitality. I’ve been fortunate to travel around a bit, meet different people and experience different cultures, and doing so has taught me what a profound difference simple hospitality can make. It’s a way of putting love into the world. Who’s going to argue with that? Lots …

Living your values: What are you about?

My mind’s been going in a thousand different directions lately. I’ve tried meditation; I like it, I’m trying to stick with it, but if you’ve ever practiced meditation you’ll know it’s not an instant fix. It’s the opposite and that’s the whole point.   That’s lovely, but when you’re on …

Just do something: Practicing small accomplishments

Some days I don’t have the motivation to do anything. I don’t get excited about work, or about any of the things that give me pleasure, like reading or gardening or cooking or listening to music. Depression is like that. Nothing sounds appealing, not evenĀ sitting around or lying in bed. …