On Social Media, Dopamine, & Why It’s Okay to Quietly Succeed

A couple of weeks ago, I read an article in the New York Times about a 96 year old woman, Sylvia Bloom, who died with a small fortune in the bank, most of which she donated to a charity in New York City providing educational opportunities to underprivileged kids. First:  Slow clap for the badassery it took Sylvia to toil …

Everything Is In Flux (or, On Adulting, Impermanence, & Accelerated Greying)

“We are bathing in mystery and confusion on many subjects, and I think that will always be our destiny. The universe will always be much richer than our ability to understand it.” ~Carl Sagan Yesterday, I woke up with three new moles on my abdomen and about eighteen new grey hairs. Ok, so I didn’t actually count the moles or …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 47: Trust, Nuance, & the Sex Industry

On this week’s episode, Tracey and I are welcoming back Stacey Hallal of Curious Comedy Theater to talk with us more about sex, relationships, and — more specifically — the sex industry. Today’s question:  Is the sex industry good or bad? Get ready. This conversation explores everything from strip clubs to pornography to sex shops and more. It’s another open, honest, …