The Art of Knowing Yourself

The last decades have seen much press on a more-or-less new approach in the field of life counseling. Over the years, Philosophical Counseling has become a global movement with different schools of thought, and resulting different approaches. But what exactly is...

Pick Your Teachers – and Pick Them Wisely

The saying goes that every person you meet can be a teacher for you. That is true to some extent: Everyone comes with their own story, their own background, their own approach to life. Sometimes, we learn a lot from people who live the seemingly complete opposite of...

Future Perfect: On Selfies

I was hanging out at Sacramento’s Hyatt pool when I became a witness to our new culture of taking selfies. There was a young couple there, probably in their early twenties. They had ordered drinks and some food to have by the pool. She was wearing a colorful bikini...