Politics and Love

Why You are More Powerful Than You Think

I have been thinking a lot about how it is easy to feel powerless in the world in the face of so many bad things. I have also been thinking about how we are more powerful than we think, and so I wrote a book about it. If you would like to read more ideas… Continue reading Why You are More Powerful Than You Think

Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

How to Be Yourself

"Just be yourself." I often heard people give this advice when I was young, and it always confused me. Because I was in the midst of figuring out who I was, the advice, "Just be yourself" often seemed unhelpful. The situation was complicated by other people, some of whom seemed to disapprove strongly of who… Continue reading How to Be Yourself