I launched this blog ten years ago this month. Since December 2010, it’s been a wild ride, packed with ups … Continue reading Ten-Year Blogaversary!
Yesterday my coworkers and I were discussing Swedish thrillers and horror movies. “Yeah,” one of them said. “Sure, it’s one … Continue reading Happiness Comes from the Shadows
Two roads diverged in a wood: To kick ass, or not to kick ass? My friends and I aspire to … Continue reading 10 Ways to Be a Kickass Feminist, Part 2
My own definition of a feminist is a man or a woman who says, yes, there’s a problem with gender … Continue reading 10 Ways to Be a Kickass Feminist
“They just don’t get it.” Two of my co-workers were commiserating about their teenagers again. “Right,” the other one replied. … Continue reading Is It Wisdom, or Is It Perspective?
Anger, like depression, is a stress response, and both can shorten our life expectancy. I’ve been facing some hard facts … Continue reading Learning to Live with the Demon That’s Always There
It tiptoes in so lightly you hardly notice it. Not if you’re accustomed to gyrating mosh pits and rock stars … Continue reading The Gentleness of Contentment
So I’m not the kind of student I used to be. I used to be Miss Goody-Two-Shoes, Teacher’s Pet, all … Continue reading The Problem
Well, not financially of course. But emotionally? Psychologically? Yeah. My fiancé introduced me to the series last year, just a … Continue reading How Dr. Who Is Getting Me Through Grad School
As a high school and college student, I aspired to change the world. I binge-watched The West Wing before binge-watching … Continue reading How Rage Is Shutting Down American Politics