Garrison Linn, a grad student in physics, recently delivered a talk at TEDxBirmingham about the importance of an explorer mindset and embracing exploration in the pursuit of goals. Garrison used the analogy of soccer to illustrate that the best path to a desired outcome isn’t always the fastest or most direct. In this week’s show, […]
True North is About Being True to Self
Yesterday’s post begins with a reference to a promoted post I wrote for See Jane Write in January 2015 that I intended to be part of a soft launch of this Shinecast website. When I started writing that post it was my intention to give a short intro and then essentially rewrite that promoted post in […]
Luck, Effort or Destiny?
A long time ago—probably the spring of 1984—I was driving along McFarland Boulevard in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with my friend, Sharon, in the passenger seat. I can’t recall where we were going and it wasn’t a momentus occasion, so I don’t know why I remember a snippet of our conversation in full panoramic detail. In the […]
The Happy Life Journey: The Revelation
A few days shy of exactly 3 years ago, I woke early, made coffee, opened a text app on my computer and started to write. It was as if the message had come to me in my sleep. I started typing. “It starts with love.” I envisioned 95 theses: The Happy Life Manifesto. If Martin Luther […]