biology

Why Our Brains Are Designed for Quality, Not Quantity

A craftsman at work.

Become a specialist, not a generalist. Your brain is built for it.  We are exposed to increasing amounts of information on a daily basis. People liken this to the world speeding up, but it’s not. Our endless media feeds only make…

I Like My Life with a Little Seasoning

Seasons exist because they change. Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter – the 4 seasons on Earth occur around the same time every year. Your life also exists in seasons. These life seasons, however, do not function like the seasons of…

Why the Ego is like Your Appendix

The human appendix diagram

Our ego is a remnant of the past.  It is formed by the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves and our place in the world. Due to the nonsensical stories my ego spews, I realize that the ego deserves to…