Whether you had words for it or not, you’ve felt it: Technological Suffering.
Technological Suffering is any form of distress that arises from our interactions with digital worlds.
It can be very subtle.
Or very severe.
But it’s happening, because our brains weren’t built for the digital reality we’re living…
I recently spent 10 days of my life meditating for 10 hours a day.
100 hours of meditation!
How was it?!?
Well, I’ve been trying to figure out how to put what was a very indescribable experience into words. Here’s my best attempt at capturing 10 lessons learned.
In May 2017, I gave the following talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business as part of our 5-year MBA reunion. This is a transcript with edits for clarity.
“Hi! It’s so good to be here.
Today, I’d like to take you on a journey of transitions and transformation that…
I’m thrilled to share that in October, I officially joined the non-profit Understood as their new VP People & Operations.
This is my quick announcement to the world.
Understood is a non-profit dedicated to serving those with learning and thinking differences who are part of the neurodiverse community. Understood provides…
My partner Bridge and I got married 2x. After wedding ceremony #1 went by in a blur, we realized we wanted to slow things down for wedding ceremony #2. So we decided to add in a 2 minute meditation to our ceremony. Here’s how you can, too.
Our quick story…
On December 6th, I’m going on a mental adventure.
After several years of consideration, I will participate in my first 10 day silent meditation retreat at the Southern California Vipassana Center near Joshua Tree, California.
Leading up to the retreat, I’ve received many wonderful, curious questions about my upcoming experience…
Earlier this year, I started a year-long personal development challenge.
It’s pretty simple: each month I select a few small actions to practice living out a different value.
During the most recent…
For all of March, I’ve been focused on living out the principle of “Decommodification” in my daily life.
Why? Great question! 👇
I initially dropped it for its perceived impracticality. I mean, how could “Decommodification” — no transactions, no advertising, no commercialization — work in Brooklyn? Does that mean I can’t buy anything for a month? Or earn any money?
But, as with a lot of good ideas, it kind of stuck…