Muchness

Living each day much muchier

Phasting through distraction

Distraction is the new religion. I honestly believe that. It comes complete with ritual, purpose, compulsion, productivity, and an entire social and economic framework entwined with everyday life. The only … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

Less is more

Are you like me? Sometimes I get to the end of a day of fixing problems for pay and the decision about what to have for dinner (let alone making … Continue reading

January 31, 2019 · 3 Comments

Six questions to ask your anxiety

RUN! Drop everything and run as far away as you can from everyone because it’s all broken and it’s too much and you can’t make it better. Run, hide, stay … Continue reading

November 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Holding space

I want to take your compliment Hold space for praise Somewhere in my body Accept it, take it like powerful medicine A homeopathy I will hold it under my tongue … Continue reading

November 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dig

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

September 22, 2018 · 4 Comments

The lonely island of normal

“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

August 14, 2018 · 1 Comment

Enthusiasm between friends

I grew up in a small town in the hinterland of the Gold Coast. It was a beautiful, if quiet, life. I had two or three good friends, a smattering … Continue reading

June 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Commuting

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

June 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

The work of writing

  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

June 6, 2018 · Leave a comment
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