9 Strategies for Getting Through Minute-at-a-Time Days And some of those minutes can be difficult to navigate. Our minds—or our hearts—are racing. We’re at loose ends. We have nothing scheduled. We all have jangled, disjointed, difficult days. Some of us have heard the advice to take it a day at a time. But then thereContinue reading “What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do”
Last March (2019), I took a leap. I created 30 mandalas with music and a video in 30 days. I’d never drawn mandalas before, never committed to drawing something for 30 days, let alone sharing them publicly, had never written a song a day, had never recorded myself making up songs on the fly, hadContinue reading “Does an Oracle Know Something I Don’t Know?”
Besides relieving us of the job of generating ideas just when we’re least likely to generate good ones, card decks give us ultimate flexibility to experiment and discover new strategies and new information about ourselves, in the process of looking for ways to feel better.
Way back before I had any coping skills, my life was pretty stressful, and I found drugs. There’s a lot more to that story, but that’s the gist of it. Drugs calmed me down. Booze seemed to melt all my fizzling and jangled wiring. I found more and different drugs to put into my body,Continue reading “7 Simple Soothers for Anxious Times”