The Story of My Divorce

This story is about my own divorce back in 2011. I met her the first of five years I was living in China. We got married two years later, applied…

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New Tank Syndrome

There’s this term I read about, called “New Tank Syndrome.” This term is used by dolphin trainers to describe what happens when a dolphin is put into a new tank….

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Community during COVID-19

With everyone on lockdown, and rightfully so, those of us who are extroverts, including myself, may be struggling with the lack of human interaction. I have to admit, the first…

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On Courage

There is so much that comes to mind for people when the word “courage” is mentioned. It’s the topic of one of the more famous Socratic conversations, “What is courage?”…

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On Letting Go

In the realms of personal development or religion, “Letting Go” and “Surrender” have similar meanings. Both involve releasing your expectations, releasing your desires, and taking things as they are. Accept…

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Reinforcement & Behaviorism

I’ve been training myself in behaviorism in the past 6 months. It’s mind-bending and forces me to look at my life from a completely new perspective. There’s so much I’ve…

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