Autumn Anxiety

Autumn Anxiety

There’s something about September that makes me itch. It’s like a niggling neurosis that I can’t figure out, a build up of potential energy like water behind a dam.  Summertime is all about enjoyment, marinating, soaking, the gluttony of pleasure. Something about the anticipation of autumn causes me to tighten up, to pace. I thought [...]

Un-slumping Yourself Is Not Easily Done

Un-slumping Yourself Is Not Easily Done

In Where’s the F*#king Map? I wrote about breaking down the concept of identity with the goal of finding a more fulfilling version of self and purpose distinct from motherhood, relationship, family and friendship- all important endeavors on their own. This is that selfish, sacred space that is just for me. Across my peers this [...]