Authenticity: Kind of, why bother?

Authenticity kind of sucks. I mean, I love the concept: true to yourself, forget about pretending to be someone you are not and just be who you really are. You know. No bullshit. It sounds awesome....
Authenticity: Kind of, why bother?

Letting Go: At Least For a Minute

I’m mad at Idina Menzel. I realize that, in this aspect, I join a long line of parents with children under 7 who may feel similarly about the wonderfully talented Broadway star, who also happens t...
Letting Go: At Least For a Minute

Forgiveness: Not giving, but receiving

Sometimes it can be really difficult to accept forgiveness from others. It sounds like such an easy thing, but as difficult as it can feel to extend forgiveness when someone has hurt you, what about...
Forgiveness: Not giving, but receiving

Compassion: The Power of Shame

Recently, I have been thinking a lot about shame. It just seems to keep popping up. I don’t mean the useful, healthy, “feeling self-conscious” kind of shame that motivates us to a higher degre...
Compassion: The Power of Shame