10 Days Later: thoughts on Charlottesville, from Charlottesville

Many of you know that I live in Charlottesville, VA, and I was there at the recent counter-protest. It's the first thing I think about in the morning and the last thing on my mind at night. So I wanted to make this video and tell you a bit about my personal experience there, and …

How to live in the world: tips for the anxious, the introverts, and other sensitive souls

I am a person who gets easily overwhelmed by the world. The snap of the shampoo bottle lid is too loud and startles me every time so I have to unscrew the lid which takes forever and spills shampoo everywhere.  Last Thanksgiving I read a book about the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 and …