More Strategies for Staying Sane While the President Goes Nuts
The news has been ugly lately, terrifying at times. It's hard to turn away and yet necessary if we are going to keep our minds healthy and our work on track.
My life is in complete chaos. All of my careful plans for late summer were shot to hell two weeks ago, when my daughter came down with a mysterious illness in California. When we returned to Austin, we visited the ...
Where do you draw strength and sustenance?
Here are a few things that are helping me move through these late days of summer. Borrow what's useful and/or make your own list.
How not to be invisible
This is one way we develop compassion, through suffering. That old cliche about walking in someone else's shoes actually fits.
What do you need?
It usually takes us a while to peel away the layers of judgment about what we are not doing and arrive at what we truly need, which is usually the opposite of what we think we need.