Going With the Flow

It’s that time of year again. The beginning time. The time for reflecting and resolving. Instead of making resolutions last year, I picked a focus: running and writing. I had two big, quantifiable goals. I wanted to run my first ultra-marathon and finish a draft of my memoir. I did the first one and immediately … Continue reading Going With the Flow

The Poignancy of Mindfulness

Turns out there's more to mindfulness than joy. When I walked into my mom's house this afternoon she was in the kitchen unloading dishes. She heard me open the door and called out, "Well, should we just start crying now?" "I told myself I wasn't going to just walk in the door and start crying." … Continue reading The Poignancy of Mindfulness