A Happiness Lesson from Claire Danes

The September 30, 2013 issue of the New Yorker had an interesting piece, John Lahr’s “Varieties of Disturbance” about actor Claire Danes. Though I’ve never watched My So-Called Life (yes, I know this is unacceptable, and it’s on my to-do list), I do love Homeland, so I…

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Who Are Your Patron Saints? Here Are Mine

People often ask me, “Come on, what’s the key to happiness? If you had to pick one thing, what would you say?” I think that question can be answered in several ways, depending on what framework you use. But one answer would certainly be: self-knowledge. It’s the…

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