Sea change

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Hey there. I see you.

How have you been these past few weeks? Holding it together, or trying? Not really?

It’s ok. Most of the people you think are holding it together probably aren’t, actually. For now, you’re here. You’re checking in. You’re still showing up, in whatever way you are. I see you, and I acknowledge the work you’re doing to keep putting one foot in front of the other, even if some days you don’t really make it out of bed. Read More


In the bag

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Have you ever been shopping online, browsing at an item, only to notice a note right next to the “Add to Cart” button that reads “Low stock!”? Even better, maybe “Only 1 left!”? How does that make you feel, even reading that now?

I know how it makes me feel.

Damn, I need to get me one of those, right about NOW.

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Drop it already

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You know what it feels like to be worried about something, right? The way that your mind becomes preoccupied with thoughts of various scenarios (usually more with the worst cases), the way your body clenches and hunches and your breath pretty much disappears. Worry, and its good friends anxiety and fear, draw our attention away from our bodies and almost completely into our minds, while simultaneously asking our bodies to do a whole lot of work.

Kind of like when a friend asks you to hold something for them for a second, and then forgets they asked and eventually, you’re just standing there with aching arms. That’s your body holding your “stuff” for you. And it’s down for it, you know? Read More