For books that really hit, I’ve decided to process them a little further in my summary, so others can see what’s inside without doing the work. My goal for these is simple – to get people to buy the book. In that spirit, let’s get started. Promise, I’ll keep it short. Indeed, if you want
The problem with blogs is that they have dates on them. 🙂 It’s 2022! Wow Blogs are a tough business! I know that last year I kinda (well, totally) stopped posting because I decided to focus on two things – my upcoming Kickstarter and my writing. Both are incredible timesinks so, please understand. If you
This is a ~20′ Reniell Boat with the engine included, and I can get it to you for a low price! Just kidding. I took this picture in downtown Seattle on Elliott Ave, near the campus of Expedia and that cool Amgen Helix bridge that leads to the still-lovely Centennial Park. This part of Seattle
Yeah, it’s been a tough stretch. What it shows is a lack of connection to each other, a loss of that mental model that bonds us to the community and the world. Therefore, we at HappyWisdom have decided that Philosophy is the cure. Philosophy at its best provides a structure and framework to start with. It turns out that our generation isn’t the first to come upon these issues.
It’s safe to say that most of us think 2020 was a rough year, to put it politely. Most of the articles I’ve read are either laced with despair ( 2021 might suck as well, etc. ) or profanity (even for non-profits). HappyWisdomers know better than to fall into these traps of negativity. Yes, we
This blog is steadfastly non-political for a reason – it doesn’t seem like a path to happiness, and often is quite the opposite. Yet, when I look at people at these rallies and see their hopeful, smiling faces, I wonder if perhaps this is a road to happiness. Seeing throngs of smiling people, one could
So what are the tools I’ve been using/finding to cope? A few things – disappear into your work/creations, journal privately, talk to your family and friends, and absolutely limit social media, and do get out of the house.
The negativity around us can be suffocating. I know I feel it, even as an introvert. It’s the collective fatigue from all of the bad news and the uncertainty that has become part of our everyday. Even if we’re not directly impacted, by health or finances, we wait nervously for the storm to reach us.
A Reflection on C.S. Lewis’s Learning in the Time of War In 1939, C.S. Lewis was invited to preach at St. Mary the Virgin Church in Oxford to address a nation thrown into World War II. The scene couldn’t have been more dramatic: the Oxford scholar and war veteran standing at the podium of a
I tend to share good news on this site (thus the happy) so here’s my latest find – Vertical farming. Far more efficient than regular farming. Who knew?