Books

How Cameron Diaz Helped Me Deal with the Anxiety of Aging

How Cameron Diaz Helped Me Deal with the Anxiety of Aging

Toward the end of one of my play productions a few years back, the actresses and I were having one last get together before we said our goodbyes (none of whom were Cameron Diaz, by the way, in case there’s any chance that needs clarifying). […]

Time Makes Me Anxious: How Einstein’s Dreams Helped

Time Makes Me Anxious: How Einstein’s Dreams Helped

Why is it that only when I’m doing nothing does it feel like I have plenty of time to do everything? When I take a day off (a full day, I mean, when I don’t have a single thing on my to-do list), I’m always newly-surprised at […]

How a Buddhist Monk Says We Should Do the Dishes

How a Buddhist Monk Says We Should Do the Dishes

For a couple of weeks now, my fiancé, Andy, and I have been reading aloud to one another excerpts from inspiring books before our morning meditation. A couple of days ago, I started reading from The Miracle of Mindfulness by Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. Yesterday, when […]