Benjamin describes five recent experiences–one on his mountain bike, four on the tennis court–that express his recent successes and travails on the path towards greater flow and the deep change that can come with it. Jerry joins the discussion to comment on the most salient details from these stories and to help derive the lessons […]
In Part 2 of Catching Up, we discuss the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests, the potential for change that these protests imply, and also the fear that is becoming ever more prevalent in our society.
We’ve been gone a while! In Part 1 of "Catching Up," we talk about Jerry’s experiences down in Arizona and how they’re different from what he was experiencing in Colorado; how we talk to people who have different worldviews from our own; and how the protests that have sprung up since George Floyd’s murder indicate […]
When was the last time you actually read the Declaration of Independence? It makes for rather interesting reading. Here we suggest that the Declaration may actually offer us some guidance for the political situation we find ourselves in right now.
Our hiatus is coming to an end. In this brief episode, Benjamin talks a bit about what’s happened in the world since our last episode, and gives an introduction to where LSH will be going between now and the election.
Maybe you’ve noticed that we’ve been on hiatus the past three weeks. Benjamin talks about what led to that hiatus and where we see ourselves going from here.
In this episode, we have a conversation about depression and despair. We guide ourselves by an analogy we’ve found useful, in which we describe our energy system as akin to a volume knob, and posit that depression is essentially a series of choices we make to turn down the volume on our lives and our […]
The current situation in our world is like nothing any of us has ever lived through before, so we thought it would be worthwhile to discuss this moment and the Water We Swim In. We talk about the kinds of challenges we’re experiencing right now, and offer a few strategies for dealing with them.
Last Friday night, Benjamin found himself not wanting to do anything. Nothing sounded enjoyable at all. When he took a closer look at the impulse (or anti-impulse?), he realized that what he was seeing within himself was the first steps down the dark stairway into depression. A closer look inside revealed that this incipient depression […]
Benjamin had a coronavirus relapse this week. We talk about what we suspect the direct and energetic causes of this relapse might be, and talk about what the energy of the situation presages for our society going forward.