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Learning how to accept the things we cannot change.
I Wish I Was A Privileged Liberal
After 4 years of a clean break with writing about politics, here I am, coming back to a topic that fascinates me and depresses me in equal measure. Why? David Whyte talks about “living the conversation”. What conversation do you want to live? I like this way of framing your “life purpose” because a conversation is never a “resolved”
Mental Health Diagnosis? Hardly
Someone told me their mental health diagnosis. Except I didn’t hear it at such. And my response was “Oh, sweetie, I am so sorry”. Though I may not have said those actual words. I did say it energetically: that was my feeling. See, when someone tells me their mental health “diagnosis” I don’t see it as a mental health diagnosis at
Life Breaks Us All
Life will break you. It’s not because you have done anything wrong, it’s because that’s what life does. It breaks us over and over, so that we may awaken. Of course we don’t like it. In fact, if we didn’t fight it, the process wouldn’t work: it’s the struggle that leads to the breakthrough. That’s why
"All my friends will leave me" - How to work with fear
The challenge is to separate the emotions from the story. Acknowledge the emotions, and let go of the story. So many people cannot differentiate between the two. They see an emotion, and have to destroy it. They go straight into discrediting the story, sacrificing the emotion in the process. Let’s look at an example, or this will never make sense.