New is Hard

One of the most helpful things I’ve heard in the past couple of weeks is the first episode of Brene Brown’s new podcast, Unlocking Us. It was useful because I have been navigating a few personal challenging first times, and the podcast gave me some tools to help manage them.

Dealing with Uncertainty

These past few days, I’ve been battling a mild virus. I feel utterly ridiculous for thinking it might be COVID-19 and, at the same time, idiotic for not considering it. Talk about a catch 22. I feel like I’ve fallen down a rabbit hole into some bizarre, disorienting reality where nothing is as it seems. […]

Reclaiming my Childhood Self

(Estimated reading time 1 1/2 minutes) What did you want to be when you grew up? I was asked that question recently and really couldn’t remember wanting to be anything. What I could remember is that my pre-school self was utterly absorbed by being in the moment. I remember filling giant holes with water and […]