The Bigger Picture
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The Bigger Picture

Tiny Delights: An Attitude for Life

An individual human existence should be like a river — small at first, narrowly contained within its banks, and rushing passionately past rocks and over waterfalls. Gradually the river grows wider, the banks recede, the waters flow more quietly, and in the end, without any visible break, they become merged in the sea, and painlessly lose their individual being.

— How to Grow Old, by Bertrend Russel

My husband holding pebbles next to Lake McDonald of Glacier National Park

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Gemma Jiang, PhD

Gemma Jiang, PhD

Senior Team Scientist, Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, Colorado State University; Complexity Leadership Scholar and Practitioner