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How it Feels to Work Next to the New World Trade Center: Thoughts on Mortality

On June 1, I moved my to a coworking space right next to the new World Trade Center for a change of scenery. Every time I get off the subway and walk towards the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, I am overwhelmed by emotion. I try to imagine a plane crashing into this building, […]

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On Death

“The Phoenix Process” from Broken Open by Elizabeth Lesser In the wonderful New York Times bestseller Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow, author Elizabeth Lesser discusses what she calls “The Phoenix Process.” She claims a phoenix must die in order for it to come back to life again. We are like phoenixes, in that we must sacrifice ourselves—we […]

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