We Can Choose (At Least Some of) Our Problems

Problems are like elbows – everyone’s got them. Our individual problems say a lot about where we are in life, and in this piece, I suggest that imagining problems constructively can build a life that is enjoyable and fulfilling. I use this method in my own life whenever I’m trying to achieve something, which is…… Continue reading We Can Choose (At Least Some of) Our Problems

Do the Work, and the Work Will Do the Rest

The title of this blog post is from the depths of Twitter, or a screenshot of Twitter, posted somewhere in the depths of Instagram. If you learn who originally said it, let me know so I can credit them. This phrase really says it all, and it’s no coincidence that the phrase has been running…… Continue reading Do the Work, and the Work Will Do the Rest

Mother! is a horror story about unrequited emotional labor

  If you have experienced the trauma of investing emotional labor in someone who turned around to trade in all *your* hard work for their own personal gain, Mother! is the horror story to end all horror stories, because it centers the experience of seeing someone abuse, use, and then both violently dispose of you,…… Continue reading Mother! is a horror story about unrequited emotional labor