Coping is purging and processing of hurts, horrors, and helplessness in order to find relief and restoration. It's emotional housekeeping. If done well, it improves our quality of life. Cope wisely.
Since writing the Seize the Strange Manifesto, I can't stop thinking about the importance of weirdness. My "strangest" life choices are the ones which have brought me the most struggle, stress, and self-doubt. But they've also been the ones which have brought me the most strength, satisfaction, and self-confidence. Weird changes your life. Weird changes the … Continue reading The World Needs Your Weirdness
The trash gets picked up Thursdays here. That means Wednesday night we make sure the bins on the back porch get emptied into the main dumpster at the edge of the parking lot. By we, I mean my husband. It's summer now, so if this job doesn't get done, the back porch (our home's main … Continue reading Trash Day