Who Do You Want to Be?

Who Do You Want to Be?

I had a conversation recently about that tricky situation where you want to speak up, and you hesitate. Maybe there’s a ‘superior’ or authority and you aren’t sure about the hierarchy of power. Maybe you know something is off, and you haven’t found the words yet....

What to Look For in ‘Economy’

We consider Thoreau a naturalist, poet, and philosopher, not an economist. So why in the world does he begin with a chapter on economy? Whenever I wonder what he was doing, I remember that he revised Walden SEVEN times. If something made it all the way to version...
Feeling Overwhelmed? The Solution is in You

Feeling Overwhelmed? The Solution is in You

I recently did a Google search on Covid and mental health. Turns out more people are suffering from mental stress than from the actual virus. I know that’s obvious, and it’s worth a pause. Perfect example of the stress response taking over the actual stress. The other...
Walden Community Read

Walden Community Read

by Henry David Thoreau Autumn 2020 Consider your place in the world, your relationship with nature, and how to live more consciously. You probably read excerpts in high school. Has anyone ever invited you to read it all, like now? Let’s read this familiar and powerful...
Walden Community Read

Walden Community Read Itinerary

Welcome! This itinerary is a beginning. You are invited to create your own conversation dates for the community or a group of buddies. Perhaps your bubble or quaranteam has a weekly coffee date. Maybe you want to start a journal and share some entries on social media....