Anxiety is elusive. Sometimes there’s a clear provocation. A thing happens and you can point to it and say ‘ah ha! That very expensive bill or that difficult conversation or … Continue reading
“What a lonely island you’ve been,” the therapist brimmed with compassion, her head tilted to one side and a small furrow forming between her brows. It was the end of … Continue reading
I try to walk at least part of the way to work in order to feel present and purposeful in my day. Commuting is all squish and crankiness and blank … Continue reading
The work of creative writing is not the words. Words, themselves, are easy. The brain never shuts up. It’s always using words to explain things to itself. Endless, inane, … Continue reading
This blog post is on behalf of unmarried women everywhere and men who don’t understand what the big deal is. The romantic gestures of engagement and marriage are dying in … Continue reading
We can lift ourselves, inspire and support those around us to greater fulfilment, or we can drag ourselves down and limit what others believe is possible.