Essays

Gratitude = the New Guilt… But You Don’t Have to Buy It.

#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.

The Case of the Lost Essay (What NOT To Do When Disappointment Strikes!)

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.