The best things I read in February

How about a listicle to end the month?! WHY NOT. I'd like to start collecting some of the best things I read the previous month. Shameless easy-out on a blog post? MAYBE. Delightful romp through my learnings of the past 30 days? MOST DEFINITELY. Ok, enough shouting. On to the good stuff... what I read … Continue reading The best things I read in February

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ANNOYED AT MYSELF

You know that feeling where you get so annoyed by the mess in your house and by the person who leaves his stuff EV-ERY-WHERE, then you go on a tear and start cleaning everything and realize that it's actually YOUR stuff that is EV-ERY-WHERE and that it is actually YOU who is the slob, and … Continue reading ANNOYED AT MYSELF

In-Between Thoughts 2.13.19 — strengthening others against shame

Lifting update: I'm still seeing improvements and am consistently getting my strength back, a little at a time. Slow and steady works! Aaaaaand onto thoughts... On Tuesday Diane and I published a podcast episode on shame/guilt, and it was such a satisfying one to record because I struggle so much with shame. As such, I … Continue reading In-Between Thoughts 2.13.19 — strengthening others against shame

Against anxiety: how I’m practicing the present moment

As I mentioned in my post on holiday reading, I end/start every calendar year by reading The Sacrament of the Present Moment by Jean-Pierre de Caussade. It is one of the most profound in-the-daily-living sense books I've read and reading it always stills me and gives me a sense of peace in my midst of my near-constant anxiety. I decided this … Continue reading Against anxiety: how I’m practicing the present moment