4.146 Living in a 24/7 news cycle

Being alive in this age of instant and constant information from all over the globe is mind and soul boggling. I like to be informed but at a certain point I am immobilized and actually feel more disconnected and disjointed than connected. I don’t know what the answer...

4.145 Thinking ahead

I’m in the thick of motherhood where I am doing my best to be present with my kids and I’m also already thinking of my time after they are out of the house. I’ve seen a lot of older mothers have a tough time when their kids move out and really...

4.144 Up next: the body

As someone who has proudly focused on using her brain for ~40 years, I’m slowly coming around to the idea that it is not quite enough. The culture I grew up in is so hyper-focused on the brain that it completely neglects connection with the body. The body needs...

4.143 Creating space

Just as the shore does not try to hold onto each wave, we must learn to let go of things with the trust that more will be coming. The shore cannot hold onto infinite waves. It releases each wave to allow the next to come. Space needs to exist in order for more...

4.142 Bedtime and death

Unsurprisingly, the thing I’ve grappled with the most since moving up my bedtime is how it has reduced my personal time. This is the time I get the extra’s done and often, my writing. My youngest slept at 10:30 tonight [insert sobbing face] and I feel so...