I’m embarrassed and ashamed of the fact that I can’t stop internalizing the words and actions of insecure bullies.
It’s been a weird day. Also, Happy Birthday to my dog, Macallan!
Hello, old friend.
The Amazon.com management philosophy translates well to a framework for mental health wellness.
As I’ve written before, positivity can be toxic. In the throes of the COVID19 crisis, it’s important that we stay vigilant and call out actions that serve to shame those struggling with anxiety, depression, and other challenging circumstances.
Just as I start to feel myself coming back from my Jerk Brain-induced isolation and withdrawal of the last many months, I need to start practicing social distancing. A television show from my youth, now available over streaming, is making it a little easier.
I’m experiencing all the feels. It’s a lot to handle all at once.
Dr. Ruth J. Simmons, noted leader in higher education and French literature scholar, gave an excellent talk at Rice University yesterday. It’s got me thinking about the “in camera” inspection I’m doing of myself.
It’s not that I don’t have something to say. It’s that Jerk Brain doesn’t want me to say it.
I’m coming to terms with the reality that my depression is not the result of brain chemistry alone.