Bylines

Some All-Time Favorites
Where mindfulness meets Google mind
On being a helicopter parent to a dog
Visiting the vanishing tribes of Ethiopia's Omo Valley
Learning to love the last great oceanliner

The science of wonder and awe
What’s it’s like to fly around the world
A secret beef restaurant in Los Angeles
Life lessons from bluegrass camp
Our month of living "slow"
Thirty days of thank you
Our bold experiment in no spending

Selected Profiles and Q&As
The New York Times / A White House speechwriter escapes to L.A.
The New York Times / Striking a power pose with Harvard’s Amy Cuddy
The New York Times / The man behind TED (whose name isn’t Ted)
Delta Sky / Lin-Manuel Miranda finds life after Hamilton
Delta Sky / Talking to Oprah about finding your true purpose
The New York Times / L.A.’s gangsta Johnny Appleseed
GQ / Kevin Hart’s World Domination Plan Starts Here
New York Magazine / A 75-year-old aims to shatter the world land speed record
Playboy / Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards
Playboy / Van Jones, CNN superhero
Food + Wine / Julia Child's editor serves me dog food in her Vermont farmhouse
The New York Times / The smartest people on Twitter. All in one Brooklyn loft
AARP Magazine / Diane Keaton certainly doesn’t waste time on small talk
AARP Magazine / DeNiro, Douglas, Freeman, Schwarzenegger, Mirren, Duvall and more
Men’s Health / Jedi wisdom from a man who knows from Jedi wisdom
Robb Report / The Oscar nominee who'd rather flip houses
Forbes / My dinner (well, drinks) with the guys from My Dinner with Andre

Seven Continents
Forbes / What it's like flying around the world in a private jet
Los Angeles Magazine / L.A.’s secret beef restaurant
Delta Sky / Driving around Jamaica looking for a dream
Travel + Leisure / Help! Our plane is landing in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean!
Virtuoso Life / Searching for cacao beans in Ecuador
Virtuoso Life / How to visit Antarctica
Virtuoso Life / Amsterdam the locals wayby bicycle
Virtuoso Life / At dinner at Noma in Copenhagen
Virtuoso Life / My son teaches me to ride an elephant in remotest Thailand
Virtuoso Life / Meeting the chocolate masters of Paris
The New York Times / Driving the longest, remotest, dustiest road in Australia
The New York Times / New Zealand’s freakiest food fest

Ideas
Centurion / The art of the brag
The New York Times / Why I walk in Los Angeles
The New York Times / Cake Wrecks and other frosting disasters
O: The Oprah Magazine / The science and magic of awe
Salon / How I ruined the family vacation in Denmark
GQ / Are you raising a little douchebag?
Women’s Health / Why my brain acts differently than my wife’s brain

Immersions
Los Angeles Magazine / What it’s like living elbow-deep in chocolate
Los Angeles Magazine / What I learned about life by eating weeds on the side of a freeway
Los Angeles Magazine / My summer at Neapolitan pizza school
Los Angeles Magazine / Searching for silence in Los Angeles
Southwest / Welcome to Slowvember
Southwest / The wonders, wisdom and weirdness of TED
Forbes / Wolfgang Puck challenges me to work the line at Spago
Food + Wine / Opening a rare bottle of Colgin with Ann Colgin
Reader's Digest / Our month of no spending
Reader's Digest / Our month of extreme gratitude
Reader's Digest / Life lessons from bluegrass camp

Playing Yoda
Tips: How to Be The Happiest Freelancer on Your Block
Rules: My Always-Say-Never Rules For Writing
Kudos: Upod Academy gets love from National Writers Union
Raves: More love from Freelancers Union
Praise: Contently story on Upod and why I give away contacts

Oh, and Chugga Chugga Poo Poo!
The Potty Train