My Best Friend’s Death — and My Own Survival — Taught Me the Vulnerability of Joy

My entry into the Medium Writers Challenge is about the single most impactful moment of my life. It’s about my journey through grief, and the sense of “foreboding joy” (as Brene Brown calls it) that has been a part of my life ever since. And of course, it’s a tribute to one of the greatest humansContinue reading “My Best Friend’s Death — and My Own Survival — Taught Me the Vulnerability of Joy”

To beat the pandemic blues, I’m ditching “motivation”

How growing in discipline — gently and graciously — has brought me wellness and joy Do me a favor. In your mind, picture your most grace-filled friend: the one who consoles you when you’ve blown all your new year’s resolutions, normalizes your struggles, and reminds you that your worth is not defined by your accomplishments.Continue reading “To beat the pandemic blues, I’m ditching “motivation””