On ‘Saving’ People.

Many of my decisions in life stem from the impulse to help people, or to fix their problems for them. Helping people is great, directing them is great. Fixing their problems for them? Not so great. That’s called enabling.   There's this weird dissonance to wanting to help people and knowing that enabling - in [...]

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Small Good Things.

Right now, my mind is too full and fragmented to put many of my really intense feelings into words. I know for a fact that many of you reading feel this way as well. The world seems truly overwhelming, and what can we possibly do to cope with it? Better yet, to thrive in it? [...]