To my blog-reading peeps: this is from a letter I wrote to my new mother-in-law, who lives in England. I’m an introvert, so I hate talking on the phone. What to do […]
Writer, poet, editor, teacher, blogger, mentor, meditator.
I will live in uncertainty. I will put myself out in the world without having a guarantee that everything will go the way I want. I will understand that the condition of […]
Comparison is the death of joy. –Mark Twain A lot has been said about the potential for suffering when comparing yourself to your friends on Facebook—they seem to be happy, successful, living […]
So often, what we need from friends, family, and the world is permission–permission to feel what we actually feel rather than what we’re supposed to feel; permission to be imperfect; permission to take […]
I’m watching this tv series called River, in which the title character is a police detective in England who has this rather large problem: he sees people who aren’t there and has […]
The writer, poet, editor, and yogi Melissa Carroll on womanhood, body image, appearance, and culture. Read the whole wise, honest essay here. “I’m in sixth grade, playing in my backyard with my […]
It’s December and that means I’m listening to Christmas music, enjoying Christmas decorations and lights, walking through the Christmas displays at my favorite stores. I’m awash in red, green, silver, and gold. […]