Shame

1: a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety 2: a condition of humiliating disgrace or disrepute Merriam-Webster Shame can feel like a prison cell: whose walls and bars may be invisible to others but are keenly felt in the mind and gut by those who suffer from it.  Unlike a cell,…

Worry is the Beginning, Not the End

Alan Watts’ wise words are from an Eastern philosophical perspective.  The mind thinks.  But as well as giving attention to thinking, the mind also needs fuel for thinking.  That fuel is emotion and need. “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” ~William S. Burroughs If we…