Where’s My Energy

March 4, 2018 admin 0

I was so exhausted last night that I didn’t even want to talk with Ben or listen to the book we are reading together, which […]

Reading and Contemplating

March 2, 2018 admin 0

I started reading a book called Why Buddhism is True. It is written by Robert Wright, an evolutionary psychologist, who aims to disseminate his thoughts […]

Struggling to Keep My Cool

February 22, 2018 admin 0

Therapy was awful yesterday. I so infrequently identify my feelings as “anger,” but I definitely felt my blood boiling at the session. We were discussing […]

Planning

February 21, 2018 admin 0

It was so warm yesterday that I wore shorts outside and opened the windows in the house. I think the afternoon hit the upper 60s. […]

Washing Away Winter Blues

February 12, 2018 admin 0

It rained all day yesterday. It was one of those cold, relentless rains, which is atypical for February in New England, where the temperatures are […]

The Blue Devil Absolved

February 7, 2018 admin 0

It’s interesting how an experience can make a lot more sense or take on a vastly different interpretation or emotional reaction once it’s over. For […]

Phone Phobia

January 23, 2018 admin 0

Yesterday, I had the interesting experience of talking on the phone to a friend I haven’t spoken to in about eighteen months, since graduating from […]

Respecting My Limits

January 20, 2018 admin 0

In trauma therapy this week, I broached an uncomfortable topic with my therapist at the beginning of the session. After last week’s intensive trauma-based emotional […]