What makes us happy? Why is it so hard to connect with another human being? How do I be a good parent? Why does my family never seem to make sense? Why does it feel like I am lost more often than found? These are some of the questions that the author engages with humility, wit, and above all curiosity.
We all share universal feelings: love, sadness, frustration, anger, loneliness… By reading an honest and in-depth exploration of one man’s venture into understanding and navigating these human experiences, we get to learn about our own. It inspires our own introspection and self-discovery.
I’m Human, Now What? is a stimulating conversation that examines what makes us who we are. It is simply and directly written in enjoyable short essays. It’s an easy read that often brings light to many dark corners of the human psyche – offering healing, attention, and understanding.
Michael Eli Vineberg turns a microscope on to himself and delves inward with a willing honesty and vulnerability that creates something exceptional. The journey into his complex interior landscape is motivated and driven by a desire for self-improvement. This book resonates. It draws strength from being accessible and the ease with which it relates to everyday life experiences. Vineberg explores his own personal limitations, discomforts, fears, dreams, expectations, desires, and habits both good and bad.
This book bravely and confidently ventures into philosophical and existential inquiries, always coming from a place of personal growth. It is highly recommended for human beings seeking answers to the question of how to be happy and how to experience a greater sense of well-being, because the best way to overcome our limitations and our pain is through acknowledging them first.
Michael Eli Vineberg is a human being who is willing to speak from the heart. He grew up in Montreal, Canada. He is a jack of all trades. He has been a waiter, an ice cream manufacturer and connoisseur, a stock trader, a business competition organizer, he has traded gold and silver, worked with an organic foods producer and retailer, been a general contractor and project administrator, owned a Mexican art and craft export company, studied natural medicine, he writes, he’s an avid photographer, has a degree in First Nations Studies, has studied four languages, he’s a dad to two wonderful children, he’s a husband to a spectacular wife, he’s a son, a brother, and a friend.