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The tension and messiness and beauty of self-acceptance

I feel a vulnerability hangover coming on and I haven’t even been vulnerable yet today. So what do you do when you share something highly personal (not private but personal because you created it) with someone very important to you and you don’t get the reaction you’d hoped for? What if your creation is a… Read more »

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Does a “bit player” in your life hold sway over your emotions?

Since I began therapy in 2011, I’ve been able to be an observer in my own life. I can separate myself enough from whatever emotion I am feeling, to analyze my behavior and interpret it truthfully. I’ve learned that many of my troublesome behaviors come from some part of me trying to deal with my… Read more »