The Big “Wait” Before Work

I want … something.    A voice in my head tells me to pause, to wait before doing something “professional” with my day because something else needs to happen first. But I don’t know what, and can’t know what.    I want to wait before working perhaps because I simply...

Human Doing or Human Being?

Life has been weird lately. Not because anything’s happening, but because of the opposite.   Nothing is happening.   For the first time since an early-20s gleefully unemployed phase, I don’t have anything to work on, I don’t have to scramble to find something, and...

You Have a Secret … (recipe)

Everybody has a secret recipe for success.  Go on, even you. You know it’s in there. Hidden away in your brain, locked tight for fear of exposure. Maybe floating smoke-like on the surface of consciousness, scarcely understood, waiting for solid form.Or, out there for...

Good Morning! Waking Up with Anxiety.

Lately, I’ve been waking up to anxiety. You know the feeling? Not the kind that punches you in the gut—eyes flung open to see your lover didn’t come home last night. Nor the throbbing sort that lingers with loss or failure—you were fired last week, your dog died...