7 signs you’re too independent (and need to stop what you’re doing right now)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that listicles can diagnose, treat, and prevent the problems of the world. As such, I wanted to contribute to this mounting body of wisdom and warn you all about the dangers of independence, cultivating your own priorities, and taking strategic risks. … Read More 7 signs you’re too independent (and need to stop what you’re doing right now)

symbiotic with the gods: poetry and reflections on social media, climbing, awe, and fear

In today’s world of social media, consumerism, political anxiety, and competition, the quiet rush of awe feels so counterintuitive sometimes. It feels connected, intuitive, and solitary. A paradox. Why not celebrate awe and mountains in a poem, yet again? I experienced several forms of awe, gratitude, and silence over the weekend. My parents were supposed… Read More symbiotic with the gods: poetry and reflections on social media, climbing, awe, and fear