On Doing Nothing and Having a Lazy Day

Boy with straw hat and log lying lazily on riverbank

Have you ever tried doing nothing? Not reading, not thinking, not chatting, not rearranging this or that in your room or about the house, not trying to fill your time with anything, simply being? It’s not necessarily easy. The mind wants to keep doing things. There’s always something to do. And when there isn't, we … Continue reading On Doing Nothing and Having a Lazy Day

The Time We Spend Alone

girl in cage with open door magical illustration xuan loc xuan

We spend a good deal of our lives alone whether we like it or not. Even if we are not solitary people, even if we are social butterflies. I’m talking about the time in between the days and the hours when we have to do things, to go to work, to go to school, to … Continue reading The Time We Spend Alone

The World Within Us

inner world watercolor painting woman portrait profile

The sun rising over the trees and infusing them with light is a wonderful sight. But what of the forest of neurons with their axon and dendrite branches forming together the neuronal landscape that sustains our thoughts and emotions? A cascade and the river into which it flows are awe-inspiring, a scene worth traveling to … Continue reading The World Within Us