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Midlife, Swimming Pools and Death

Midlife, Swimming Pools and Death

Some argue there is no such thing as a midlife crisis. From a strictly physical lens, I suppose a crisis is only a crisis if you make it into one.…
Let Us Play

Let Us Play

We have all experienced what it is to choose a familiar hell over an unfamiliar heaven. There is a known system to which we all adhere. Call it patriarchy, democracy…
“Men are simple creatures.”

“Men are simple creatures.”

I heard that not long ago. It was hard to parse the flow of emotional reactions that arose from such a cliché and popular statement. Despite the intention to convey…
“Los hombres son criaturas simples”

“Los hombres son criaturas simples”

Esta frase la escuché no hace mucho tiempo. Fue difícil descifrar el flujo de reacciones emocionales que sentí después de un comentario tan cliché y popular. Más allá de la…
On Consciousness

On Consciousness
Sobre la conciencia

Some time ago I performed a research study  that focused on the concept of inner transformation. I find the subject powerful. As I witnessed each participant make sense of their…