Science and Subtraction Law #6

Neuroscientists have known for years that it’s the quiet mind that produces the creative insight, and that we can’t speed up that process other than by essentially doing nothing, at least with respective to the problem at hand. We need to remove ourselves and engage in some rest and relaxation, or at minimum some rote […]

Hansei 2012

It’s that time of year. That time when we invoke the spirit of Janus. Janus was the Roman god, the guardian of doors and gates, the god of new beginnings, as powerful as Jupiter himself. January is named for him.¬†Janus was the custodian of the universe, and was seen as the originator and orchestrator of […]

Loving the Lighter Load

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is one of my favorite times of the entire year. Most of my clients are either shut down or on abbreviated schedules. I get to load up on books and movies, ride bikes and play tennis, reflect on the year and prepare for the next (I’ll post […]