How Some Ancient Wisdom on Feelings is Helping Me Now

This might sound crazy but I only recently discovered, as a forty-something woman, that it’s better to recognize, pay attention to, and acknowledge the feelings within you, rather than hide from them or try to outrun them. I probably already knew this in theory, but I certainly didn’t know this in practice.  It’s funny toContinue reading “How Some Ancient Wisdom on Feelings is Helping Me Now”

Assumptions: Making an Ass Out of Me, Every Day of My Life

Back in November, my husband let me know that our daughter would be performing in a Christmas recital. “Cool,” I replied. I assumed that the recital would be online, as all recitals had been since the start of COVID. A week went by, and as we were discussing the recital, I learned that it wouldContinue reading “Assumptions: Making an Ass Out of Me, Every Day of My Life”

In My Fortieth Year: Life, Love and Lessons

A year ago I turned 40. As my birthday approached I heard messages such as “it’s not so bad,” “it’s just a number” and “it’ll be okay.” Perhaps because I’m stubborn, but I decided that I didn’t want 40 to be just okay. I wanted 40 to be reverent, I wanted 40 to be inspiring, IContinue reading “In My Fortieth Year: Life, Love and Lessons”