Mysteries of Womanhood

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No, I’m not referring to “mysteries” like why women want control of their own bodies or the sad, sad questions men who apparently skipped middle school science post on social media about the female menstrual cycle.  I’m not asking why women’s clothing gets destroyed the dryer but men’s clothing does not (although if you have the answer to that please… Read more »

World Mental Health Day

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Today is World Mental Health Day. This is a day near and dear to my heart.  I have struggled with my own mental health most of my life.   I was formally diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety in my late 20s.  I’ve been on medication ever since.  I have tried to quit medication,  under medical supervision, twice.  Both times my… Read more »

It’s Not Perfect

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“Everything has to be perfect!” How often have we heard that?  How much stress has that statement caused?  And, most importantly, how often was the situation it was used in really that important? Sure, there are times when things need to be perfect, or darn close.  Scientific experiments.  Construction of nuclear reactors.  Space launches.  Administration of chemotherapy.   Yet, most of… Read more »

I Don’t Care

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Every day we are inundated with things we are supposed to care deeply about.  Of course we should care about big issues like climate change and human rights violations, but I’m not talking about those kinds of things. I’m talking about the much smaller issues that manage to get folks really riled up.  Of course we are all going to… Read more »