Baby, depression, Gratitude, Uncategorized

Time for Gratitude: November 30th, 2017

I'm grateful for the gift of November. It seems strange to write as it's a month I dread due to the dark days - but I'm grateful for the¬†gift I have given myself for the last five plus years- the gift of daily gratitude during the month. It sets me up for the next year… Continue reading Time for Gratitude: November 30th, 2017

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depression, Observations, Uncategorized, Wisdom

Time for Reflection: Me Too

Me too. I don't identify sexual harassment and assault as only being experienced by women. I don't identify the assailant with always being a man. But what I do know, is it's prevalent and we live in a culture of "shame", secrecy, and disbelief. The "Me too" campaign has made me revisit some old haunts… Continue reading Time for Reflection: Me Too

depression, Observations, Wisdom

Time for Further Thought: Authentic Self versus Presented Self

Today someone brought to my attention the difference between the authentic self- who we really are, and the presented self- what we feel comfortable expressing to others. I unfortunately don't know the scholarly source but am familiar with the idea of "true self" and "false self" (though I like the words authentic and presented much… Continue reading Time for Further Thought: Authentic Self versus Presented Self