What I think about myself is often reflected in what I choose to notice about others. For example, if I’m feeling fluffy, I’ll notice everyone else’s fluff. If I’m feeling depressed, I gravitate towards people who prefer to frown. If I’m angry, everyone on the highway is a total asshole. Now on the other hand, if I’m […]

“Memory is the place where our vanished days secretly gather,” writes John O’Donohue in his novel Beauty. I love this image of a place where my past surreptitiously gathers under a personal hashtag dynamically informing my evolving identity. It’s like hosting a well-balanced Facebook page where both the good and bad are accurately recorded. I […]