On idolizing happiness, forgetting how to be sad, and what we lose by wishing we felt better all the time. … More The Healing Power of Struggling
Does anyone else feel like Western tradition is often in direct conflict with the altruistic heart? Perhaps we’ve realized that to care about others’ hurts means to be hurt ourselves, and we’ve steeled ourselves against it. Because to help means to get involved, and getting involved means getting hurt. … More To Save the World
I won’t lie to you, friend – I’ve been struggling recently. I’m not one to share negative feelings, I usually opt for ignoring them or shoving them in boxes to gather dust. I’ve recently been learning, however, that those aren’t included in Dave’s Great List of Practices That Promote Emotional/Spiritual Health and Further Relationship (I’m … More Dear God: Who Are You, Again?