What Does it Mean to Live Deliberately?

By Sarah Chauncey | August 14, 2014

  Thoreau had his definition, but this is the 21st century, and I’m not chopping wood for a cabin in the woods (though that actually sounds lovely…). Here’s what living deliberately means to me: It means prioritizing inner peace, and building that priority time into my day or week, so that the action I do…

See the Human

By Sarah Chauncey | August 9, 2014

One thing that being a writer teaches you: Everyone has a backstory. Everyone is on their own Hero’s Journey. You are the protagonist of your story, but you’re a supporting-to-background character in others’. Understand, as Buddhists say, that everyone you meet is struggling with something you’ll never know about, and everyone is doing the very…