“I never want to go through that again,” I think we all say after being cheated on once we’re through the initial whitewater of the discovery that bashes us upon the rocks. We examine our memories for the missed clues about the affair and we scan the horizon carefully, looking for signs of another impendingContinue reading “After Being Cheated On: Distinguishing Between Fears and Warnings”
I’m not sure what happened to September. Or August. Or July, for that matter. Between the Groundhog Day-esque nature of COVID-era living and the magnitude of the work required to teach both remotely and in-person, the days have both been endless and indistinguishable: walk, work, cry, workout, work, sleep, repeat. During the tearful moments, IContinue reading “A Win, a Lose and a Dawning Realization”
I just couldn’t seem to get it right. My body was in the correct position. My muscles were contracted. But every time I tried to find my balance, I would wobble and fall back onto my feet. “Maybe you just can’t do crow pose,” I told myself. “Bullshit,” I replied. For months, I kept trying.Continue reading “Focus On Where You Want to Be, Not Where You Fear Ending Up”
The following are common strategies that we use to try to change others that often backfire.