Why Not Look Silly?

“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.” Epictetus Over the past year and a half, I have successfully learned to speak Spanish. I am in no way fluent, but I can hold my own. Aside from living in Spanish-speaking countries, I...

Why Not Stop Using “Why Not?”

“Sometimes, the advice you tell other people is the advice you need to follow.” First off, if you have never visited this site before, what I am about to say might make zero sense to you. Feel free to stick along for the ride, but if not, that’s cool...

Why Not Get Lost?

“Not all those who wander are lost.” J.R.R. Tolkien If you are looking for a way to spice up your next date night, I have a great suggestion. It is fun. It is an exercise that helps to eliminate expectations and is fantastic practice for letting go of...

Why Not Die Content?

  “The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.” –   Morrie Schwartz, from the New York Times best-selling book Tuesdays With Morrie “A winner in life, not a loser in death.” –   Russell French My grandfather died. I do...

Why Not Stop Giving Presents?

“When I give, I give myself.” – Walt Whitman Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act — Proverbs 3:27 The plane lands. It taxis to the terminal and the passengers disembark. She waits in line at Immigration, passes...