Fighting Racism and Misogyny Requires Gratitude and Forgiveness, Not Hate

So, this happened. It's hard for me to figure out what's more disgusting about this video. The slurs? The fact that this woman spewed out the foulest language imaginable in front of her two young kids? The ease with which she jumped to racist talk when angry? As the man in the video says, racism …

The Trouble With Labels

Have you ever gotten so wrapped up in a book, you find yourself completely transported into the mind of the main character, where all of their thoughts become your thoughts and their feelings your feelings? That's the mark of good writing and the ultimate in story telling in my opinion. That I can suspend my reality for that moment …

Come On Get Happy

“The mistake is thinking that there can be an antidote to the uncertainty.” - David Levithan I shouldn't be angry right now. Anger and all of its negative energy is in direct conflict with this zen-love-guru attitude I've adopted lately. Really, I need to stop this right now. Listen to your inner guide. Don't let …