Even when things are awful, they can be wonderful, too — if we know how to receive the goodness.
Here is a formula for staying sane that is working for me (for a whole three days so far!), so I thought I'd share it in case it helps you, too.
Don't touch that dial: beneath the surface of the seemingly-put-together woman getting into her car after dropping her child off at school...
The battle to make time for self-care, even when things are topsy-turvy (...especially when things are topsy-turvy)
If it's been a while since you really felt like yourself, I highly recommend trying out these two habits for a while and seeing how you feel.
Back pain woke me up well before my alarm this morning. Now I'm sitting on a donut cushion with Icy Hot slathered all over my back and an ice pack wedged in my pants instead of sleeping in my warm, cozy bed. We fear a lot of things in this life, but pain is the monster that's real.
A series of health issues and doctor's visits bring me face to face with the germ I need to fight most: Stress.
Through the wonders of Twitter, I recently discovered San Francisco solo performer Paolo Sambrano, who was featured at The Middle Finger Project (provocative title for a blog about rejecting mediocrity). Here is an early performance of his one man show, Bi-Poseur, in which he bares his soul and comes off like a younger, funnier Spalding Gray...