When the pandemic hit Pasha and I lived in Austin. By the time things in Texas started opening up again, we had moved to Northern California (where things wouldn’t open up for quite a while longer). On top of that, Pasha’s mom got a breast cancer diagnosis during the pandemic. Her diagnosis, coupled with the state […]
Problems. We’ve all got them. And many of us lack a structured approach to solving them effectively. Today, I’d like to present a problem-solving framework for your consideration—a discovery I made while creating The Master’s Course for Break & Untangle. In my book, I explored three major Mindsets: Self Mindsets (related to “me/I”), Strategy Mindsets (related to “it”), and Social Mindsets (related to “us/we”). […]
I’ve been thinking a lot this week about power – the power dynamics between people – and how power shapes all our relationships (platonic, romantic, professional, etc.). A clearly defined power structure makes a relationship easier – we know where the lines are drawn. But it also makes for a much less interesting relationship. The […]
Marriage overwhelmingly impacts your health, wealth, and happiness. Good ones even help you live longer.
On June 30, 2023 the Supreme Court ruled to allow businesses to refuse service to LGBT+ individuals. There’s no doubt that this has stirred up a myriad of emotions. I wanted to address these feelings and share some thoughts and ideas about how we can respond as both a community and as individuals. First and […]
If you experience social anxiety, here are 6 tips for helping you navigate the experience.
We’re living in what has been called, “The Age of Loneliness.” Here are my ideas to begin to address this critical issue.