The Art and Science of Cut and Run

Mar 21, 2019    /    philosophy

It was mid-February and I was sitting on the kitchen floor, knees pulled up to my chest, forehead on my kneecaps, sobbing my heart out. "I don't want to be here anymore," I whispered in between sobs. In between the pain reverberating through my face like an echo through a canyon,...

Small Acts That Change Everything

Dec 06, 2018    /    philosophy

It was mid-November when a friend reached out and asked if I had time to talk. She was in the throes of depression and struggling to even take on simple tasks. She'd found herself crying over paperwork for her new job. She couldn't bear to look at her creative projects. It...

My Teeny, Tiny Resets (Or How I Handle Overwhelm)

Oct 31, 2018    /    philosophy

This morning was a tricky one. I hadn't slept well but couldn't get back to sleep. The day before had been full of vet visits and health stress. And then I woke to a barrage of social media posts about terrible things happening in the world. I'd only been up for an...