A constant state of “before”.
I catch myself living my life in a constant state of “before.” Before my parents’ divorce, before covid took over the planet, before my dad died. Before I started my podcast, before I left my full-time job, before I learned about harm reduction. Before I committed to therapy and realized how much physical and emotional…
Can we recapture our confidence?
A few years ago, my dad was cleaning out some things and gave me a frame containing my 5th-grade school picture. The image was polarizing. Gazing at myself, I immediately became overwhelmed with emotion. “That little girl looks wildly happy,” I thought. To set the scene for you a bit, it was 1995; I was…