Just Be Weird

I’ve had trouble with conforming to society’s expectations for my entire life. When everyone in art class drew a picture in elementary school, I wrote a poem (in a cool font,

Why January is the Worst

January is the worst month. It’s a slog. It’s unreasonably cold (relative to your usual weather). It’s long (31 days). There’s only one holiday (after a couple of months

How to Eat Better

The secret to eating better was lost on me for years. I tried diet plans, reducing calories, time-restricted eating, the works. What eventually worked for me was learning to cook intuitively. I started

My Roshi

Well, here we are: we have a new child in the middle of a turbulent global moment. Please welcome my second son, Roshi Cadence Hassan. His middle name, Cadence, has meaning in the