Lessons from Life and Writing

Lessons from Life and Writing 08/30/2020 On Lessons from Life and Writing Right before turning 61, Writer Anne Lamott shares her wisdom on life, truth, family, writing, God, death, and more. I found it particularly poignant and insightful. You might too. Here are a few of my favorites: ‚ÄúLife is filled with heartbreaking sweetness, …

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Embrace Negative Emotions

Embrace Negative Emotions 08/23/2020 On Embracing Negative Emotions We all enjoy and seek out positive emotions such as love, joy, and often adrenaline, but negative emotions such as grief and loss are also essential fabrics of life. In fact, psychologists have found that feelings such as sadness and even depression can bring cognitive benefits, …

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On Reconnection

On Reconnection 08/09/2020 On Reconnection Whether you have been quarantined at home with family members or with a romantic partner, this pandemic has likely brought strain to your relationships. Many of us are spending many hours online everyday, causing us to feel ever more distant from our loved ones. In this piece, Esther Perel …

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On fighting for redemption

On fighting for redemption 08/02/2020 On Fighting for Redemption This is the essay that John Lewis wrote shortly before his death on July 17th. Having fought (non-violently) his whole life for the ideals of the Civil Rights Movement and served three decades as a public servant, his death comes as the country grapples with …

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