TAoN Book Notice: A simple observation exercise adapted from something on my shelf. Plus The Heard No. 20
TAoN No. 99: Valuable advice from writer/performer Rob Baedeker. PLUS: A new Missing Word, and more.
What's your favorite time-killer?For all my (sincere!) talk of staying engaged with the real world and protecting your attention, I have a weakness for silly online time-wasters…
Another form of listening, and its value. Plus The Heard No. 19.
TAoN No. 98: Toward deeper conversations. Plus, a new (special edition!) icebreaker, and more
A 2022 "flow" challenge, courtesy of Mary Peter Kenyon. Plus The Heard No. 18
TAoN No 97: In praise of moments of silence. Plus: A new Missing Word, and more
A counterintuitive new year goal, inspired by psychologist Paul Bloom. Also: a holiday-centric The Heard No. 17, and my sincere gratitude.
TAoN No 96: The 7 most popular entries of the past year. And more!
The psychology of paying attention to what you don't want to pay attention to. Plus, The Heard No. 16
TAoN No. 95: Alastair Humphreys on the unexpected joy of staying on the map. Plus a new icebreaker, and more.
What's your guilty (dis)pleasure?Also: Stop throwing rotten tomatoes at me!