On Paper: How Writing Can Lessen Overwhelm and Confusion

”The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.” – Gustave Flaubert

The next time you feel overwhelmed or unsure of what to do, grab a pen and paper.

Not your phone, not your computer. Old school pen and paper.


As the Roman poet Horace observed two thousand...

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Arguing About Salad (I Am Never Upset for the Reason I Think)

On a Saturday afternoon, Tim and I stood in front of the produce stand in the central square of the village in Sicily that is home to us this month and argued over salad.

We were finishing up a series of stops at various shops and stands to get the food, water, and other supplies we needed to...

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