When Nice Isn’t

When Nice Isn’t

Our world gets smaller, every time we don’t speak our truth. Our desires for pleasure, safety, connection, better pay, all go numb in the vault of nice. Our boundaries against an unwanted connection, abuse, neglect, misattunement, disrespect, all begin to fade away into something we are impotent to call forth and stand by.

Love | Fear

Love | Fear

What if, when faced with hurt, insult or betrayal, you opened into it with love and curiosity, instead of recoiling, clamping down, striking back, running or numbing out? In those moments when someone I love breaches our connection with disdain, devaluing,  or...
Hidden Depression in Men

Hidden Depression in Men

It used to be that psychologists thought that women were far more likely to suffer from depression than men. Researchers eventually found layers of defense that men use far more often than women, and have kept hidden much of the depression that men suffer from. “I...