Monthly Archives: December 2014

A couple quick thoughts

I was gentle with myself today. Mornings are the worst when I’m in a low energy/”depression” space, which I have been for the past month. But I got through it and I was compassionate with myself today and I am … Continue reading

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Figuring out some sensitivities

I have a tendency to get into “it-doesn’t-apply-to-me” mode. I’m not proud of this fact, but it is true. I have a tendency to think rules about the world don’t apply to me and by golly I just don’t have … Continue reading

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Body-mind stuff

I truly believe that mental, emotional, and physical health are intrinsically linked. I want to write more about this in a scientific, non-me-focused way, but since I’m the only human whose body I share (if that makes any sense)… my … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

Ah, the shortest day of the year. The darkest. I have been struggling with finding the meaning in solstice this year. Generally, my mood plummets between mid-November and mid-January; like many in New England, I’m a winter-bluesy folk. Which, among … Continue reading

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A piece (peace) of mind

This is not articulate. This is emotional. This is scattered. This is all made up and it’s completely true. None of it matters and all of it matters. One of the most permeating, painful truths that I have felt in … Continue reading

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Struggling with my inner nerd

I feel like there has been some pop-culture buzz lately around embracing your inner nerd. People reclaim nerdiness when they figure out how to hyperlink text, write an Excel formula for the first time, diagram hydrogen bonds, or read a … Continue reading

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Progress

When I was 17, I was required to go to a psycho-educational support group. My memories of these weekly summer evenings is almost non-existent. I have a few images, mostly from a bird’s-eye, depersonalized vantage point. A bunch of teenage … Continue reading

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