how to really #GetAtHome in this world

Like the proverbial fish that can’t realize it is swimming in water, we tend to overlook the matrix of life we are in. At best, the same way we often think of ourselves as minds separate from (but within) bodies, we also think of ourselves as selves separate from (and only just within) surroundings. For […]

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All too often, we misunderstand and fail to accept that we are bodies-with-minds, not (at least, for all that we can know scientifically) souls temporarily inhabiting bodily vehicles. It isn’t only a way we are not ‘at home’ that we misunderstand our bodily being/being bodies, however. Strangely, at the same time at which we seem […]

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It is one of the great things about us that we have such a rich life of the mind. Sure, we may be misled by it, ending up fighting over ideologies when we’d really much rather get along, falling victim to stories we tell ourselves of how life is, other people were, and we ourselves […]

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Sure, there are nice things out there. We all probably have some things we dream of having. And even if it isn’t things we are dreaming of so much as experiences, money seems equally as necessary for that, too. Beyond the essentials, however, we don’t really need much in order to live well, and we […]

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Sure, we all have places we’re familiar with, life situations we don’t think much about, circumstances in which we feel comfortable. Even (if not especially) in such familiar circumstances, however, we often remain on the surface, skimming over things like tourists rather than delving deeply and making ourselves at home. One way this is happening, […]

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