The Barefoot Philosopher

In which I explore my fundamental approach to philosophy and coaching. Issue #115 of The Coach’s Notes newsletter. Philosophy is fundamentally about life. But more specifically, it is about your life. Root around on the Internet a little bit, and you’ll find a book definition similar to this: philosophy is the study of knowledge, truth, […]

Philosophy matters

You never know when you’re going turn up at your friend’s house for a beer and end up making a video. 

Are you “Misliving?”

I read this morning from a philosopher that we are “misliving.” Basically he was suggesting that in our current lifestyle, we often misread, misinterpret, or misconstrue various aspects of our lives, which keeps us from living a truly meaningful life.

First Look at the New AI-Powered Journal, Rosebud

Rosebud is an introspective daily journal that provides personalized feedback and guidance as you write. It’s like having a conversation with a mentor who really gets you and keeps your best interest in mind. Rosebud In this video, I do impromptu walkthrough of the Rosebud journal. My first impression of the app is that it […]

Your brain on art

In the case of reading poetry or fiction, you find yourself submerged in a narrative universe built from words. A powerful line of poetry can strike a chord deep within, illuminating feelings and thoughts previously unacknowledged. A riveting piece of fiction can transport you into the shoes of another, expanding your empathy and understanding. The […]

Your Personal Prime Directive

In which I share my personal prime directive and show others how they can craft a personal prime directive of their own. Issue #114 of The Coach’s Notes newsletter. What if we could translate the concept of the Prime Directive from the reaches of deep space into the world we inhabit? What if this principle […]

What’s the Score?

In which I head to the fields to reflect on my goals going into the second half of the year. Issue #113 of The Coach’s Notes newsletter. You know what? It just hit me that we’re already in the second half of the year. Time flies, doesn’t it? If we use an American football analogy, […]

There’s a beauty in doing absolutely nothing

In which I reflect on the importance of carving out time in our busy lives to do nothing except rest and relax, preferably away from your normal environment. Issue #110 of The Coach’s Notes newsletter. There’s a profound wisdom to be discovered in the leisurely turn of a page or the rhythmic lapping of ocean […]