Day 41: The Coil of Self-Development

Powerlessness sucks. None of us likes it. But we live in a world that offers enough distractions to allow us to ignore the feelings of powerlessness unless or until they threaten to overwhelm us. We can choose alcohol, drugs, sex, video games, social media and a whole host of other distractions to avoid staring into…

Putting Praise and Criticism in their Place

Podcast Episode 9. Listen┬áHere. I’ve been a praise junkie for most of my life. If I did things and nobody noticed, it felt as though I might as well not have bothered. To some extent I’m still like that – the blog with no likes and no comments? No thanks! (Admittedly, as a new blogger,…