Concrete, Plastic, the Environment and Human Happiness

Concrete and plastic

There is virtually no end to man's ingenuity. In the past 100…

The Money Series, #2: On The Compulsion to Spend Money

It's an endlessly fascinating thing: the compulsion to spend…
Mostly, you're on your own - Shane Breslin Blog

Mostly, you're on your own

Whether it's in our local communities, our bonds with family…
New Years Resolutions: On Letting Go, or How to Calm a Fractured Mind

New Year Resolutions: On Letting Go, or How to Calm A Fractured Mind

Happy New Year.  It’s the first Friday of 2020. A time…
What is Happiness?

What is Happiness? Seven Things I Think to be True

This post was originally sent to my “Happiness Bulletin”…
Patrick Kavanagh on the matter of human contentment

The Happiness Bulletin, #82: Flowing like water, being like water, sitting by water

This post was originally sent to the "Happiness Bulletin" email…

The Money Series, #1: Reframing the language of too much

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from the last 2.x years…
Real World Wall-E

Fear, technology and politics, and what the hell we might do about it

Fear is, of course, one of the most basic of human instincts,…

Embracing desire, letting go of expectation: A Stoic philosophy via Tim Ferriss, tennis and inner demons

I took up tennis this year. Joined the local club, showed up…

Finding the Harmony Zone: Where Pleasure Taken and Value Offered Align

  My grandmother—forever known as Nanny to her…