Every once in a while, I encounter a book, a movie, or a poem that really speaks to me, so much so that I will re-read or re-watch it many times over. There is one movie that I’ve watched so many times that I can practically recite the whole script, and that’s saying a lot…
When your gut says “get the fuck out,” listen to it. Ain’t nothin’ good gonna come from taking that crap.
Authenticity is its own armor. Take a chance. Be real.
How do you do that when you feel defeated, when life has thrown you a curve ball, when you feel like you can’t go on? You start small. One foot in front of the other. You wash the lettuce.
Please find a way to show yourself some love today, if only for a few minutes. You deserve it.
When witnessing pain, our inclination is to look away. But the greatest gift we can give another human being is to attend to them when they are hurting.
Over 12 million older adults living alone in the United States, and 69% of them are women. The distance between happily and unhappily alone is short; you can make the difference with a tiny bit of your time.
Do we need the approval of others, or is our own approval all we really need?
Working something out in ourselves while offering hope to others is the pinnacle of compassion. This is what I hope for this blog – to be compassionate toward myself and others.
Is control an illusion? If so, why do we so doggedly pursue it, and how can we let go and be?
Anxiety is a normal part of coping in difficult situations, but when it outlasts the crisis, it becomes a problem of its own. Does this vignette sound familiar?
Push back, my lovelies. Be brave. The time is always upon us.