You don’t have to fake holiday cheer, no matter what anyone says. You are allowed to have emotions.
I have a lot of favorite talks from cool and intelligent researchers, but these five have changed my life.
Believe and support the survivors in your life. Be gentle with yourself if you are a survivor. This is a hard time.
I am who I am because of my cracks, and yet I am moving on from a simple “well, I learned” response to my past.
The past teaches us important lessons about where we do and do not want to go, but we also need to let go.
I wrote this article back when I was on leave from school. Though my situation has changed, the core message is the same: I am enough. Even if I can do nothing, I am enough.
I believe in not just giving things up, but replacing them as you go along. I’ve discerned more about what does and does not work for me.