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

Best Finds of 2020

Three things I learned this year: 1. Certainty is an illusion made possible by routine. 2. Vacating can be spiritual if not physical. 3. You can warp time if space provides the necessary

The Fallacy of "Should"

The first time I had a therapy session, my therapist asked me how much sleep I get. “Less than I should,” I replied. She waited a beat, and then said: “There are no