More To That

An illustrated, long-form blog that delves deeper into the things that make us who we are.

A Letter to My Newborn Daughter

My wife and I just said hello to our new baby daughter. Here’s what I wrote to welcome her into the world.

The Power of the Dissenting Voice

Conformity can make normal people do terrible things. Fortunately, one strong voice breaks this thoughtless spell.

The Long Tail of Negative Emotions

Don’t control the spike. Control the duration of the long tail.

Creativity Starts Before Anything Is Made

Creativity is often seen as the act of making things. Here’s why that’s wrong.

The Information Lifecycle: How Three Filters Shape the Mind

Information seems like it passes right through us, but in reality, there are three key filters we use to gauge its impact. Let’s delve into each of them.

Reality Is Never Strange. We Are.

looking out into a nighttime sky

Reality feels weird, doesn’t it? Well, our expectations of it are far weirder.

Mere Superheroes

The heroes that matter most are the ones we don’t see. Let’s give the real ones the credit they deserve.

The Ultimate Guide to Visual Storytelling

Visual storytelling is the skill of the future. Here’s a step-by-step guide that shows you how to cultivate it.

Weaponized Silence: The Worst Form of Quiet

Silence is a powerful language. Use it wisely.

Good Enough Is Just Fine

Beat perfectionism by embracing this one simple concept.

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