Reprogramming the Twitch: Lessons Learned from Two Months Without a Phone

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Must one unplug from reality to properly observe reality? Going without a phone for any extended period of time seems to be the modern day equivalent of a vow of silence. Two months ago I decided to 86 my phone for sixty days as an experiment, just to see what would happen, just to see […]

Learning To Let Go

Learning To Let Go

“Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it.” ~ David Foster Wallace A sunset is beautiful, but it lasts only so long. Once it’s over, it’s over. In time, perfection is tainted by life’s beautiful blemishes, and every perfectionist dies a thousand deaths. We often look at the things we enjoy—the relationships, the […]

“Shelter: Where Harvard Meets The Homeless” Book Review

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Scott Seider has written an immensely interesting book about a difficult topic in America, nameless “ the homeless”. I put “the homeless” in parentheses because as one learns from Scott’s book- these are real people, with real problems, with real backgrounds and histories. Scott’s book talks about the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter which is housed […]

We All Love Imperfect People

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My mother stopped me from complaining about a dear friend to state, “we all love imperfect people.” This phrase can change your life if you really take it in. Think about it: everyone that loves you loves an imperfect person and everyone that you love is imperfect.   We are all human and you can […]