My confession is not that I feel shame about being “white,” which I do, because that’s pretty normal in my social circle. Rather, it relates to my hurt when I’m called a racist.
Grieving and Contemplating Suicide
Suicide will not be prevented by trivializing posts telling people they are loved and with hotline numbers. Here’s my experience both as someone who has loved those who have taken their lives and as someone who’s considered it.
The Cure for a “Shame Hangover”
How I stop feeling bad about just being me.
Accepting All The Parts of Me
I love to hike with my dog off leash, but I hate when I’ve bothered people. Sometimes these values clash. I don’t always react to the annoyed people in the way I wish I would.
Mindfulness May Mean Waiting When I Don’t Have the Answer
What do I do when a post about learning to stay in the moment as I solve problems turns into a post about anger over my brother’s death?
How Jealousy Gets In My Way
And then I get around it.
Waiting To Be Discovered
For years I hoped to be “discovered” as a singer, but when I was, I feared failure and bailed. Since then I’ve been afraid to ask for what I want. It’s time to change that.
How I Find Happiness
What works for you may be different, but my road to happiness may give you some ideas.
Where I Turn When I’m Feeling Lost
My happiness resolutions list.
My Radical Life Change: Taking My Own Advice
When being okay with watching t.v. is the bigger change than a trip to the desert in Algeria.