Posts by Emily Everhart

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Calling Me Home

As the launch date for the second Brains on Fire book The Passion Conversation is now in sight (September, what!), I’m getting excited. And it’s not for the typical reasons of book sales or company promotion or the like. It’s much more selfish than that. I know that without the first BOF book, I wouldn’t […]

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Do Better

“œYou do better when you know better.” Some wise and comforting words recently shared with me by my mother-in-law. It was in response to a situation I wish I handled differently. In retrospect, I should had done A, B, and C…yada yada. But at that time, I just didn’t know. I didn’t have the information […]

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We have a responsibility to awe

This fast-paced video from the Shots of Awe series really breaks down the “contrast between banality and wonder.” With repetition, what was once novel falls below our perception. This process desensitizes our mind mapping. Like our brains literally stop bothering to note it. It’s like you’ll notice how other people’s houses have a scent, but […]

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Being ‘Wholehearted’

I regularly get lost down a proverbial rabbit hole on the Internet. I start Googling a restaurant’s hours of operation and end up watching 40 dogs-running-in-their-sleep videos YouTube (meet Bizkit here), then ordering new glasses. Sometimes these ‘trips’ are expensive and sometimes they are incredibly valuable. Today was the latter. This TED Talk dates back […]

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