Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Uncategorized

I Did Something Scary This Weekend (and I’m Really Glad I Did)

This weekend I did something scary, and I am really glad I did it. I flew out to Santa Barbara, California by myself to present a paper at a philosophy conference at UC Santa Barbara. Now, I have presented at philosophy conferences before. I have also flown by myself in the past. However, in the… Continue reading I Did Something Scary This Weekend (and I’m Really Glad I Did)

Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

What I Learned from Dennis and Snakes

You might not know it to look at me now, but I used to be pretty good at catching snakes.  I've become a bit too tame and indoorsy in recent years.  When I was in elementary school, I went to my favorite camp in the world, Camp Tilikum, every summer.  I loved Tilikum for a lot of… Continue reading What I Learned from Dennis and Snakes