Tag: feelings

time thief: on worrying

chaos in flight

why worry? because, fear. fear comes in thousands of shades of grey. it’s a numbing collection of hues that darken a sunny day, or make an overcast sky even more bleak. fear, in the colours of worry, is particularly tragic. worry defines a certain powerlessness, and a victimhood that can take root in our core…


owning the story

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my parents were never really able to be the emotional support, or conscious partner, that each needed from the other. they valued different things. they were never able to communicate these issues. they had children, so they powered through, but this too, was a mistake. they came from a different generation, one that was defined by struggle, enduring,…


change, or die

seasons

life, is change. it is inevitable. if that’s a stressful idea, fraught with anxiety, it’s attached to some notion that anything in this place is anything but transient. you will “die”, so get on with living. the power is in having no expectations, or insistence, as to how anything we desire shows up in our…