Category Archives: Head | Mindfulness
Attribution Bias • Why Where You Are is as Important as Who You Are
When I look back at my long marriage to a man who was emotionally damaged and took that damage out on me, I wonder why I stuck it out so long. I think of myself as intelligent, mature and courageous and yet all these character traits seemed absent within the four walls of our private lives. Allowing someone to abuse me for so long just doesn’t seem feasible given my personality.
The Lie of Christianity • Original Sin
A New Language for Sadness
Staying Alive • A Genetic Predisposition
Gratitude • Warning: May Raise Dangerous Questions
My commitment to blog a gratitude post every day in May has slipped away over the last couple of days. The reason is because I have been having a crisis of faith. When I started saying Thank You every day for something in my life, I began to wonder who I was saying Thank You to.… Read More
Showing Off • Is It Vain to Talk About Our Good Fortune?
You are the Salt of the Earth
No one belongs here more than you
Suicide – why silence does more harm than good
Lessons from a Meerkat
Late one night, I watched a documentary about Meerkats. One of the adult males had been bitten by a snake during the night. The Meerkat, named Ernesto by the filmmakers, crawled out of the burrow, barely able to move. His face was black and distended, his eye swollen shut. As the creature lay panting for breath,… Read More