It was January 1, 1962, my mother’s due date. Relatives had trekked from Tennessee and Alabama to Norfolk, Virginia to be with my parents for my birth. Most were going to stay for… Read More
I’ve been doing a lot of reading on self-compassion the past few weeks, and I thought I’d share the major resources I’m using for my project. I already owned all of these books,… Read More
I journal and make lists with multi-colored pens. I set the table with pretty dishes (I own many sets, although most are from Target.) At my consultant job, I work in a cubicle.… Read More
I’ve been reading books all afternoon on self-compassion. I compiled some quotes I really like and wrote a post for my Psychology Today blog. You can read it here.
There’s nothing that signifies the start of a new project for me like a trip to Staples to gather needed supplies. I got a cool notebook with all different kinds of pages (project… Read More
I woke up at 5:00 a.m. in a panic. It was exhilirating yesterday, creating the blog, writing my first post, and even getting a few comments. But today I was already worrying about… Read More
In exactly one month, on February 1, 2012, I will turn 50 years old. If I had to pick one word to describe my life so far, it would be “tortured”. Okay, that… Read More