Healing Difficult Emotions, Lists About Important and Silly Stuff, Politics and Love, Uncategorized

Ten Things to Remember When You are Anxious about Politics

If you are anything like me, voting and politics makes you anxious sometimes. If so, you may be feeling worried, nervous, and anxious today about how the elections will turn out. If you are feeling this way today, here are ten helpful things You (and me, too!) can remember about politics today and always. One:… Continue reading Ten Things to Remember When You are Anxious about Politics

Politics and Love, Self-compassion, Uncategorized

Are Your Politics Making You Sick?

Whether you are libertarian, republican, democrat, or something entirely different, this post is for you. In addition, I am not going to tell you what politics you should hold because that is not my job. Instead, I want to invite you to consider if your politics are making you sick and if so, what you… Continue reading Are Your Politics Making You Sick?

Lists About Important and Silly Stuff, Politics and Love

How Not To Be an Idiot: 5 Steps

First, I am highly qualified to write this post because I am a recovering idiot (I will define what I mean by idiot very shortly), and I still lapse back into it occasionally. That is the most important thing to state. The second important thing to state is that idiocy is not the problem of… Continue reading How Not To Be an Idiot: 5 Steps

Politics and Love

Why the Phrase Politically Correct is Unhelpful

I believe the phrase politically correct is unhelpful. This phrase has been around for some time, but it became a dominant feature of cultural discourse this last election cycle. Donald Trump and Political Correctness Donald Trump made political correctness or rather ‘anti-political correctness’ the centerpiece of his political campaign. He portrayed himself as a maverick,… Continue reading Why the Phrase Politically Correct is Unhelpful

Healing Difficult Emotions, Politics and Love, Self-compassion

A Cure for Self-Loathing: Love-Centered Praxis

In my last blog post, I argued that many people in the United States suffer with personal and political self-loathing. In this post, I want to explore love-centered praxis, which I believe is a solution to this problem. We Measure People by Productivity Rather than valuing people simply because they are people, American society measures… Continue reading A Cure for Self-Loathing: Love-Centered Praxis