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Feb
24
What Is the Distinction Between Values and Virtues? One Leads to Deliberate and Thoughtful Action

What Is the Distinction Between Values and Virtues? One Leads to Deliberate and Thoughtful Action

Practicing the virtues expressed in the Tao Te Ching is not for appearances, recognition, or validation. These are actions that
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Feb
20
There Is a Space Between the Binary Labels of Male and Female that Connects Us All as Human Beings

There Is a Space Between the Binary Labels of Male and Female that Connects Us All as Human Beings

We are all worthy of dignity and freedom of self-expression. In 2005, I bought my first translation of the Tao
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Feb
17
Why Leadership Should Not Be a Measure of the Individual Leader’s Character

Why Leadership Should Not Be a Measure of the Individual Leader’s Character

Leadership needs to empower others to act with integrity. It might be a cliché, but “To err is human” is
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Feb
13
What Is Most Important in Your Life: What You Own or How You Feel?

What Is Most Important in Your Life: What You Own or How You Feel?

Last August, my partner, Christiaan, moved to Montreal from Toronto to start a new job. I helped him move and
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Feb
10
How to Be True to Who You Are: The Thin Line Between Niceness and Fairness

How to Be True to Who You Are: The Thin Line Between Niceness and Fairness

The challenging intersection of social etiquette and equity in professional relationships.
3 min read
Feb
07
Is the Tao Te Ching Still Relevant Today, and Why Would You Care to Read it?

Is the Tao Te Ching Still Relevant Today, and Why Would You Care to Read it?

The Tao Te Ching is implicitly a queer text, one that has been an ethics of the marginalized and the oppressed. Through simple metaphors and observations of nature, the Tao Te Ching offers a powerful virtue ethics philosophy for our common humanity, one that challenges the status quo.
3 min read
Jan
14
What Matters More to You — Your Accomplishments or the Reasons Behind Your Goals?

What Matters More to You — Your Accomplishments or the Reasons Behind Your Goals?

Why the “Why” is the true driver of your success for all things in life. In a recent article, I
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Jan
06
Labels Used to Describe Identities - Like Gay, Straight, Trans, Male, Female — Are Not Fixed in Meaning

Labels Used to Describe Identities - Like Gay, Straight, Trans, Male, Female — Are Not Fixed in Meaning

Human experience is not a constant — it is not fixed or static. When we experience new things — historically as civilizations
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Jan
04
What If I Told You There Is an Easy Way to Feel Incredible —One that also Makes You a Better Person?

What If I Told You There Is an Easy Way to Feel Incredible —One that also Makes You a Better Person?

No, it's not a pill or a drug. The best thing about it is that it doesn'
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Dec
29
How to Unlock Your Best Year Yet in 2024 Based on Your Core 2023 Insights

How to Unlock Your Best Year Yet in 2024 Based on Your Core 2023 Insights

Cultivate happiness and transform your well-being with this simple 8-Day journaling process. In early January 2021, I received an email
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