Choosing meaning (podcast)

Choosing meaning (podcast)

In this episode of the Calling On You podcast, I talk about everything from learning how to deal with stories of never being Enough, choosing the meaning you give your life, and dealing with the fact that every single one of us will one day die. Content warning: I...
Sorrow

Sorrow

It’s not depression. My experience of depression carries the weight of hopelessness, like I’ve forgotten how to breathe and I can’t imagine ever being happy again. It’s not grief, at least not entirely. Grief carries the weight of judgment, a...
Holding the Light Amidst the Chaos

Holding the Light Amidst the Chaos

It’s funny, sometimes, the things we remember, snapshot moments that retain their clarity even as all else becomes fuzzy with time. I remember sitting in Mr. Hollis’s social studies class as the secretary announced over the loudspeaker that President Reagan had been...
Evolving the Imposter

Evolving the Imposter

Imposter Syndrome is the result of placing too much weight on a perceived distance between where you are and where you think you “should” be. I speak in terms of distance because I see Life as a journey of exploration and growth. While having ambition is not a bad...
But what can I DO?

But what can I DO?

Sometimes the problems of the world seem overwhelming. If I think about them too much, all I want to do is curl up in a ball, rock back and forth, and loudly hum random songs to myself to block it all out. Not terribly efficient, that. 😛 Instead, I think about Stephen...