Whether it’s knee pains, relationship pains, or marketing pains… everybody hurts (sometimes.) And that doesn’t mean you’re flawed.
The brain is “a curious organ” according to Chinese medicine. I am inclined to agree.
#Gratitude has acquired a hashtag. People are worrying if they’re #gratituding enough, if they’re doing it right. Honoring beauty can take practice, and so it deserves your patience and self-kindness. Which is, I think, the actual point of any practice.
It may be easier to see in cases like heart attacks, communicable diseases, and cancer – but it’s true across the board: there’s no place for blame in a healthy medicine.
Witnessing the dropping of stigma is a great joy, and a testament to our own powers of consciousness and self-determination. As an acupuncturist, I witness it in the individual. As a writer, I witness it in society. As a woman, I have the opportunity to witness it in myself.
So I wrote a blog post and I lost it. Is that going to change the course of the world? Am I such a middle-schooler that I believe my thoughts about buzzwords and messaging MATTER in an all-caps and italicized sort of way? I’m going to give that a no and a yes.
No human can operate healthfully in the modern world without news boundaries. Here’s some help putting yours up.