Even Though

You want something, but you think you shouldn’t want it. That’s what being in resistance looks like. And one way to get out of it is to practice “even though”, and acknowledge conflicting thoughts and feelings. Here is something I wrote, when I was in a… state of despair. As I often am. Even thoughRead more

Bad Luck

Bad Luck

There I was. Watching the Hunger Games, and marvelling at Peeta’s devotion for Katniss. (He is so cute!) I mean, he adores her. He shows nothing but devotion towards her. Pure, crystal clear love. Then this feeling showed up: “Man, I’ve had some real bad luck”. I believe strongly in giving ourselves permission to feelRead more

Dark and Twisted Stuff

This was me earlier today, putting my “stuff” on paper. I can’t breath. This happens regularly. It’s the whole “beautiful women” thing. Again. And since forever. If God had given me a machine gun, there would be no more beautiful women on this planet. Seriously. None. Zapped out of existence. Oh, you thought working withRead more

Mad at the media

Why getting mad at the media is not helping you

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away known as “Feminism”, I and tons of others used to get regularly riled up about how the media screwed up our minds. And everyone else’s minds. And the whole of the world. Forever. Etc. And yes, the media does screw up our minds. But focusingRead more

doing yoga

List o’ Things to do When You Can’t

  “When you can’t *what*, Mary?” Exactly. Here are some suggestions for when you are angry, or hurting, and you want to take action but you wonder whether you can do anything. When you can pour your heart out in writing, do. When you can’t pour your heart out, write a paragraph. When you can’tRead more