An Open Letter to My Fellow Private People

Dear Private Person: I see you. More than that, I know you. I know how you were raised, because it’s the same way I was raised: Try not to be a burden on anyone, don’t take up too much space. Don’t be loud, or obnoxious, or needy. Don’t seek to be the center of attention.…

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The Sorting Stage of Transformation: “Heroes” Need Not Apply

True transformation is not an event. Transformation is a process in which we completely unravel ourselves and then slowly, mindfully, put ourselves back together in a healthier way. The previous stage was about the unraveling. This next stage is about picking through the remnants of that unraveling to decide what is worth taking with us…

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