Serendipitology: The Art of Good Luck
"Serendipity" is the unexpected discovery of something beneficial at the time you happen to need it. When you plan on one course of events but something better falls across your path, that's serendipity. We have all experienced it from time to time: Some unexpected opportunity walks in the door when we happen to be ready for it, so we grab it and run with it.
Our planet’s fundamental rhythm is the alternation of light and dark, day and night. Sunlight is basic to all life on Earth. Less obvious is the fact that we once responded with delight and wonder to the radiance of the sun, moon, and stars in an intimacy with such celestial bodies. How this has changed.
I Want my Mornings Back!
Do you remember that beautiful beginning of the day, when you feel so much strength and so much energy, because you know that you have got another chance for doing all those great things you didn’t do yesterday? That part of the each day is called: the morning, you remember now, do you? And it happens just before all your daily responsibilities take your strength away...
Alone Together: The City and its Inmates
The proportion of humanity living in cities has been growing exponentially, along with industrialization. The megalopolis is the latest form of urban “habitat”, increasingly interposing itself between human life and the biosphere.