Like anything, gratitude can also have a dark side. And it's important we educate ourselves about it so that we can use it in the right ways.
When starting KonMari, the now-famous method to help purge possessions, Ilona worried that losing her possessions would mean losing her memories. One year later, she reflects on what actually...
June 29, 2016
The quiet hero in Zootopia, and what we can all learn from his... slow... ways...
June 01, 2016
How I turned a horrible allergic reaction into a spiritual experience.
May 04, 2016
Is punctuality really just about being "on time?" Or is there more happening? Things like keeping our word, integrity, and respect seem to all play into it as well.
April 13, 2016
We're used to thinking we can only learn lessons from deep, big things. But what about something as simple as a fire hydrant?
April 04, 2016
Ilona Fried reexamines her preconceptions as she delves into a world that is considered antiquated in our progressive, ever-more-scientific culture.
March 08, 2016
We're used to thinking that smartphones are just distractions. But what if they could actually connect us to the deepest realities of all?
February 09, 2016
Why walking is one of the most useful (and underused) tools for mindfulness, finding direction, and health.