A few winters ago, I broke my toe when I rammed it into the corner of my couch. I knew… Read more Accepting “clean pain” and letting go of “dirty pain”
I recently saw an exhibit at the Field Museum called “Evolving Planet” that completely blew my mind. The display takes… Read more Want to enjoy your life more? Think about death.
Reading tends to be very “all or nothing” for me—I’m either totally consumed, turning pages for hours on end and… Read more Book Review: “I’m Fine… and Other Lies” by Whitney Cummings
Have you ever done that thing where you start saying a word over and over and over again until it… Read more Why is language so trippy?
In honor of the New Year, I’ve been reflecting on the passage of time and the ways that time becomes… Read more New Year, Same Fear (Part 2)
I feel such a mixture of puzzlement and sadness whenever I think about our country’s minimization of mental healthcare. It’s funny… Read more If you had a weird rash, you’d go see a dermatologist… right?!