Man of the House

I’ve had many humbling experiences in my life, including voluntarily going homeless for one week every year as part of an awareness-raising project. But my most humbling experience so far has been being unemployed.Since I left my job in October, I went from being the man-of-the-house to the man-in-the-house. My new househusband role begins at 6:45 am when I wake up to make and pack my wife’s lunch. By 7:15 am, I’ve also ironed her clothes. At 7:30 am, I’m warming up the car to drop her off at … [Read more...]

Science Fiction and The Search for Gratitude on Thanksgiving

Eds. note: "Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude." A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-PoohHappy Thanksgiving to our family, friends, & readers in the US! And, thank you to guest blogger Ali Mattu from Brain Knows Better for allowing us to cross-post his wonderful Thanksgiving post!I only have one rule for my blog - reference one finding from psychology and one work of science fiction in every post.When I sat down to … [Read more...]