From an early age, it seems like we always hear the advice to “be yourself” and “to thine own self be true.” But what exactly does that mean? And what does self-expression look like? How do we go about showing our uniqueness and individuality to the world? That makes us vulnerable, and that can be […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Years ago at one of the first family holiday meals after marrying my husband, I can remember this brief conversation: Mother-in-law: “Do you want a slice of pumpkin pie or apple pie?” Cousin: “Yes, and ice cream on top, please.” What I like about this illustration (besides the idea that you can have two desserts […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” ~Semisonic, “Closing Time” A friend of mine was telling me recently about a difficult breakup she was experiencing. The ending of a relationship is rarely easy and is often fraught with complicated emotions, messy situations, and disappointments. We have such high hopes at the beginning of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.