On Accidentally Smashing One’s Idols

I broke my smartphone, but not on purpose. Perhaps it should have been on purpose- as someone prone to the perils of workaholism, I had developed the tendency to check the thing far more than necessary.  It wasn’t the smartphone’s fault; before, when I had been the slightly embarrassed owner of a more conventional and less tricked-out flip phone, my […]

Got Stress? Get Peace

I would like to begin this reflection by asking you, my dear reader, a question that may be a little hard to answer: Would you say that you ever get… stressed? If for some reason, that question isn’t easy for you to answer (it certainly — and unfortunately — was simple for me), then let me aid you in determining […]