How to write a book in 30 days (or less)

You could do anything in thirty days. You could run 30 marathons or 780 miles. You could (probably) sail across the Atlantic, from east to west. Thirty days seems like it holds so much possibility in the abstract. This year, I spent the last four weeks concertedly writing a book. —— Every year, as November […]

Mia Hayson

The Art of Living

The older I get, the more I understand that life isn’t about perfectly staged moments or pristine memories or even long periods of joy. It’s about all the other stuff too. In many ways, all of that other stuff. Here’s how life just seems to work now.

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Standing On Broken Glass: How To Get Up After A Fail

This post is both a metaphor and entirely literal. Last night, in the middle of the bathroom, as happens to me not infrequently, I was injured. I stood on some broken glass. As with all large, momentous, fails it honestly took me a while to notice what had happened. It took a moment for the [&hellip