7 Tips to overcome perfectionism and live a fulfilling life.
“Life is like stepping into a boat that is about to sail out to sea and sink.” Shunryu Suzuki Roshi Sometimes, we can go through life and forget that we are all out to sea in a vulnerable, unstable boat. But not this year. This year, that boat sunk. Collectively, we have been adjusting to […]
Morning…the most important time of the day? Morning often involves a rushed fury of anxiety: flipping through email, mentally assessing what has to get done during the day and slamming down caffeine. This gets our bodies primed to be stressed and more negative throughout the day. We are on the alert—looking for the next fire […]
In the first blog of this series, I discussed the ways that trying to conform to gender roles is limiting and painful. In this next post, I will go further into detail about how we can lose ourselves by trying to conform to socially defined gender roles and ways we can reclaim our sense of […]
Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The […]
“Don’t let your throat tighten with fear. Take sips of breath all day and night, before death closes your mouth.”–Rumi When I was 18 at Beloit College, I took a literature class with John which changed my life forever. John was a greying, bearded professor with a musical voice who had us meet at 6am […]