Being Kind: When You’re Trying Not to Drink

Being kind should come easy, so I thought. Especially when I quit drinking. Surprise! My bleeding heart is not so passionately caring as I assumed it was. People piss me off. I piss me off. Especially when feeling all of the things so very, very much. I’m used to tapping out, tuning off. And yes,…

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We all need a self-care overhaul sometimes.

We are not living in the calmest of times. There is disruption and there needs to be, because the current direction we’re going as a species needs an overhaul. Nothing is certain and I think we’re all quickly realizing that nothing ever was. People are on edge, shit’s getting real, and right now more than ever we need to be kind to ourselves and to others.

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How to take care of yourself during a pandemic

We’re all in this. Navigating the new, wild terrain we call home. If we’re lucky enough, we don masks and alcoholic spray foams or gels just to go out and get groceries. We have dinner with loved ones through screens. We are already doing a lot to take care of ourselves and others. That deserves…

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