What is the Opposite of Play? (It’s not work)

The opposite of play, is not work. It is depression.1 When was the last time you allowed yourself to play? Play is an antidote to feeling depressed. Play is fuel; without it, we run on an empty tank. Play is a spark. Many of us need that to reignite our daily living....

When Someone Says “I Lack the Discipline”

  When someone says “I lack the discipline,” what they really mean is that they lack a system and a structure. Too often we walk around with the dogma that everything depends on our willpower. Truth is, willpower is a limited well. Our reserves are...

Act-in-Order-to-Know (Not the Reverse)

“A man who fails well is greater than one who succeeds badly.” -Thomas Merton, no man is an island, p.127 My profession is guilty of adding to the problem. We continue to propagate the notion that we need to somehow figure out our lives before we act. Otherwise, God...