Here are a few more that have helped me settle in my temporary home. If you practice them in your daily life, they will serve you when chaos ensues -- which it will, because it always does, eventually.
Living and Working with Uncertainty
Over the next few weeks, I will share the strategies I've used to clear my head and get grounded, allowing me to make progress on my manuscript even as my life is turned upside down. I hope you will find them useful as you navigate ...
STAND UP NOW!
Feminist sculptor and performance artist, Hannah Wilke, once told an interviewer, “When I stand up for myself, I stand up for all women.” I thought of her statement a few days ago when I overheard my ...
Ready to Regroup?
In August, I try to prepare myself for first week of school. While Shira gathers school supplies and reading lists, I make a plan to re-enter my work. But every year that plan fails. Every year I have to remind myself what it takes to ...
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.