Announcing ActiveOS
December 9, 2016 – 4:06 pm | No Comment

It’s been quite a while since I’ve regularly written a blog post.  I’m hoping to change that after the New Year and start writing regularly again as I have a lot to share, and much …

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Increasing number of articles dealing with philosophy and psychology. Topics include Integral philosophy, consciousness, and age old advice on how to live “the good life”.

Personal Development

Learn tips and tricks on GTD (Getting Things Done), goal setting, time management, and increasing your personal power.

Mind Mapping

Put mind mapping to use in your personal and professional life. Learn tips and techniques on enhancing creativity, accelerating learning, and increasing productivity.

Knowledge Management

My latest discoveries on personal knowledge management. Discover what PKM is all about, learn about the Semantic Web, and find out how to use Wikis to help track all of your important information.

Quantified Self

Quantified Self is a collaboration of users and tool makers who share an interest in self knowledge through self-tracking. There are number of posts on my device “hacking”, open source development, and my own quantified experiments.

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Feel Good Philosophy
October 28, 2009 – 8:26 pm | No Comment

I recently started reading The Truth About Everything, An Irreverent History of Philosophy.  I have to say, for a critique and history of philosophy book, it has been a very (wildly) entertaining read.
I found one …

Jung on Dream Journals
September 17, 2009 – 4:02 pm | No Comment

The New York Time’s recently featured an article on Jung’s intriguing and much anticipated Red Book.


The Holy Grail of the Unconscious
A quote from Jung on journaling the inner workings of the mind and (possibly) dreams …

What worry would you like to let go of?
September 13, 2009 – 4:48 pm | No Comment

The thought that time is somehow running out.
QaR, worry, concern, letting go

The Value of Theoretical Models & Conceptual Maps
May 24, 2009 – 1:21 pm | No Comment

What is the true benefit and practical application of uber theories like Integral and Spiral Dynamics?
I’ve been thinking about this topic recently, and there were a few Twitter conversations (tweets) yesterday that prompted me too …

Joseph Campbell on Creative Incubation
April 21, 2009 – 10:38 pm | One Comment

From the Power of Myth with Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers (p.115):
MOYERS: You Write in The Mythic Image about the center of transformation, the idea of a sacred place where the temporal walls may dissolve …

Kant and the Big Three
January 26, 2009 – 11:54 pm | No Comment

Good overview of Kant and the Reenchantment of the world from Wilber’s Marriage of Sense and Soul (pg. 86):
“Critique of Pure Reason (written in 1781)
relentlessly exposed the inadequacies of
monological reason to grasp metaphysical
truths, and it …

Buddha on Understanding
December 14, 2008 – 10:48 pm | No Comment

From the Science of Oneness by Malcolm Hollick (p 163).
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh explains:
The Buddha … said that in order to understand, you have to be one with what you want to understand. …
The …

Hierarchies and the Birth of AQAL
November 16, 2008 – 11:10 pm | No Comment

Wilber makes reference to the birth of AQAL (All Quadrants, All Levels) in his work The Marriage of Sense and Soul – Integrating Science and Religion (pg. 63):
“It is fascinating that both premodern religion and …

How to be Great!
November 6, 2008 – 7:01 pm | 3 Comments

It’s been over a month, and I’m finally spending more time getting plugged back into the good ole’ blogosphere. I spent some time last night catching up on some of my favorite blogs, and …

Time and Time Again
November 5, 2008 – 8:24 am | No Comment
Over the last couple years, I’ve collected links to a number of sites that offer timeline-based browsing and thought I would share. Many of these sites are quite helpful for a number of areas …