I love mornings because they feel like a clean slate. I don't know if that's always a helpful thought to have, because "clean slates" aren't really how the world works. But sometimes it helps me to know that if I go to bed feeling depressed or anxious or angry that tomorrow is a new day, … Continue reading Good Morning(s)
It's official: I have too many feelings. It's very inconvenient, to have this many feelings all the time. I keep meaning to finish and post the four other bits of writing I've started over the past few days...but, as usual, it's now 8pm and all I've done since finishing work two hours ago is listen … Continue reading Guys.
I wrote a few weeks ago about my incessant feelings of guilt and shame. In an ideal world, I'd be updating you all with the news that I've found a way to rid myself of these overwhelming (and, more often than not, overwhelmingly unhelpful) feelings. But, of course, my weekly therapy sessions and iterative self-improvement … Continue reading More Thoughts on Feeling Guilty
I've heard the prayer of confession over a hundred times in my life. But as I sat in church this Christmas Eve watching the reverend at the altar lead the parish in reciting its words, I realized I'd never listened to it. (For the record, I know exactly why I never listened: because I was … Continue reading Feeling Guilty for Feeling Guilty