Tired Angels

The thin, nearly invisible line between helping and hating is easy to cross. It is a tiny step from being “available” to power distancing.  A small dose of burnout transforms chronic pleasing into a habitual resenting. I recognize the slippery slope when I am thinking or saying things like,  “I guess she didn’t even notice […]

You Sweet Thing!

I have been listening to Pema Chodron lately and I’m down with the Buddhist concept of being kind and gentle to oneself.  I’m not sure how that grooves with their habit of getting up at three in the a.m. to do prostrations*, but I’ve never been one to order the full meal deal.  I tend […]