August 19, 2017

There was a time, before I got sober, that I went to a wedding and was filled with horror at the thought of all the people I knew together in the same room. Underlying fear: what if they talked about me!? What if they compared the me they thought they knew to the me so...

July 23, 2017

First day: running my hands over acres of fabric, wandering slowly through the markets, connecting the dots of painstaking labour to market to consumer. Noticing that it's mostly women doing this work, noticing that I too will feather my nest with their beautiful handw...

May 25, 2017

Leaving is one thing, but what about the people who are left behind? Attending to feelings of change, from a different perspective.

May 22, 2017

But the thing I really wanted to write about only got a score of 54 - not enough words, not enough story in the headline, definitely no fear mongering. The above headline got a 90! Apparently my prose is on point! The suggestion of adding a celebrity seems contrived at...

May 19, 2017

A tree alone is vulnerable. A whole forest can withstand change and grow stronger. You might need more trees in your life.

May 13, 2017

Sometimes a homecoming happens in the least likely way. I ride a bike in Bangkok and find myself at home again.

May 11, 2017

We say things to ourselves that we would never say to a friend. We treat ourselves critically, harshly, as if by reprimand alone we could improve our outlook on life. For most of us, our inner critic is highly engaged and hard to turn off. 

When we take a minute to noti...

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