Wisdom

Exploring Buenos Aires

November 2, 2015

…with this man. In the depths of Palermo, walking into  these old atmospheric family-run trattorias is like stepping back in time.  And this light. So beautiful.   






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Fried rice and thunderstorms 

October 24, 2015

Caught in a thunderstorm, we sheltered under umbrellas in a hawker stand and had lunch.   






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Commuting in Bangkok

October 19, 2015

Commuting in Bangkok with my brother, parents and husband. Family vacations, though inevitably stressful at times, are a real gift when you’re an adult. Time seems more precious while adventuring with parents. It’s stolen time away from our very busy lives.   






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Irises by Van Gogh

October 19, 2015

This painting makes real life feel monochrome. Mindblowing and inspiring and ridiculous.  






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I found the meaning of life on a foot bridge over the Thames

January 7, 2015

One afternoon exactly one year ago in London, I met a man who changed my life. He was on the Millennium Bridge clad in construction clothes tinkering at something on the floor. Like everyone else, I walked past without a second thought in a rush to visit the Tate Modern after a media briefing in […]






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In search of meaning, one small step at a time

December 16, 2014

I read recently that “Danny Glover dedicates every performance to someone – it might be Nelson Mandela or the old man who guards the stage door – but he is always working for someone other than himself. This focus gives his acting purpose and makes his work rich.” Struggling to get through my own daily […]






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Wednesday Wisdom: Choices, erotic intelligence and confidence

December 10, 2014

Here’s a round-up  of some of my favorite articles from this week. On making hard choices This talk could literally change your life. Which career should I pursue? Where should I live? Big decisions like these are agonizingly difficult. But perhaps they just might give us the power and clarity to define who we are […]






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The Wisdom of Cows

December 4, 2014

This  is a new favorite from Alain de Botton’s The School of Life series.  Cows are actually one of my favorite animals. I think they have the most beautiful eyes.  Here’s to some Thursday afternoon perspective.






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