Do Men Hate More than Women?

Do Men Hate More than Women?

Something that women seem to be better at than men: opposing without hatred. ~Sir Mark Rylance, the Oscars, Feb 2017 When I first heard these words, it did seem like women were better at avoiding hatred. But are they? Throughout history, it may...

Are You Controlling?

Are You Controlling?

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. ~Buddha There’s a specific kind of anger associated with control that many of us don’t recognize in ourselves. We...

Why Worrying is Not Love

Why Worrying is Not Love

Have you ever worried about someone you love? Seems like a ridiculous question, doesn’t it? It’s such a familiar feeling. We don’t want negative experiences for anyone we care about, but this constrictive sense of anxiety seems to come with the...

How to Be Free

How to Be Free

A close friend confided “why wait” got into her head a year ago. It was something I’d been telling her all these years, and a dear friend of hers was diagnosed with cancer. My friend had spontaneously got on a plane to spend a...

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