Body Love and Body Kindness, Healing Difficult Emotions, Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety

How I Became an Everyday Superhero and Walked Ten Miles: On Learning To Trust and Support Ourselves

Six years ago I suddenly realized one day that I didn’t know how to be a very good friend to myself. I realized that I had problems trusting or supporting myself. One consequence of this was that I said a lot of unkind and discouraging things to myself regularly throughout the day. The Mean Little… Continue reading How I Became an Everyday Superhero and Walked Ten Miles: On Learning To Trust and Support Ourselves

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