When life gets hectic and my monkey brain starts spinning out of control–the checklists, projects, unmet goals, failures, wins, social anxieties, decision fatigue, perfectionism, FOMO, bracing against the unknown–Tara Brach’s teachings have been, for me, a reliable source of reflection and calm. Tara’s teachings blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual…

This is going to be a difficult holiday season for all of us.

From a very young age, I remember being brainwashed into thinking our house needs to look like Kevin McCallister’s house in order to have a proper Christmas. The monolithic tree. Oodles of ribbons and wreaths. Food, lights…

Fahrenheit, that is. It’s the temperature required to melt bronze — an alloy composed mostly of copper and a sprinkle of other ingredients. Not unlike the oxygen we breathe or the water that lives within the cells of our bodies, bronze at one time had a close relationship to humankind…

Chris Alexander

Senior Director of Digital Communications & Brand Experience at NYU School of Global Public Health / Podcast Producer / Occasional Bowhunter

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