The Beans of Overanalysis

My psychologist tells me I tend to overanalyze things. She is not the first loved-one to do this. I finally asked her, “Do you mean compared to other people?” “Well, yes.” This surprised me. What do others do during the quiet stretches of mental solitude? What do...

Now, When All the Moments are for You

You didn’t make the wrong decision. There is no wrong decision. It doesn’t exist behind you, nor in the minds of yourself or others. It doesn’t exist anywhere. There was never any outcome with judgment attached to it. There was just an outcome. That’s all. We exist...

What Are You When You Grow Up?

What do you want to be when you grow up? Err, don’t answer that. You can spend a lifetime chasing after that question. Landing on something, asking if it’s right…wondering if you’ve made a mistake. Deciding to wait, stay, or try something else. The five-year-old...

Big Goals and Nesting Dolls

The past month hasn’t felt very productive. How can I write about creativity or goals (i.e., the topics of this blog) if I’m not doing things?  In an attempt to inspect that feeling, I made a list: When did the non-productivity begin? -Launched Indiegogo campaign for...