If you see someone go through a hard time, don’t feel sorry for them. It deprives them of agency. If you say you’re sorry, you’re saying they’re unable to deal with what is happening. People are much wiser and stronger than we think. They have the power to use whatever challenge they’re facing as a […]
Today was one of these days. I slept poorly a few nights in a row, woke up with a headache, then a super tough chat set the tone for the rest of the day. As much as I tried to concentrate, I couldn’t. I was emotionally bankrupt before 11am, and even the easiest things seemed […]
Whenever I feel confused and overwhelmed, I like to keep things in perspective. And the truth is, this is the best confused and overwhelmed state than I have ever been in. Staying present and sorta-self-compassionate in the middle of an emotional turmoil is the single most healthy response I ever managed to achieve.
It’s been worse. Much worse.
– This moon is shit – said someone at a party last night. – It’s not even an accurate representation of the terrain. – Yeah, I see what you mean. – I said. – That’s 3D printing with a light inside, so they had to add an extra layer for the basins to make them dark, […]