Monthly Archives: April 2011

Emotional spring cleaning: letting go, making space

Stress has been piling up lately, as it does whenever relationships are complicated, the economy is shaky, and politics are polarized.   Unexamined stress accumulates gradually, like the miscellaneous stuff in your top bureau drawer, and we avoid going there.   We … Continue reading

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Loneliness while reasonably popular: everybody thinks you’re fine

Don’t you just love a good paradox?  We tend to assume that lonely people lack friends and live in a garret; turns out that this is one of those stereotypes that has to go.  Utne Reader published a piece in … Continue reading

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What would have to happen to you, to spend $958 on a purse?

No, I haven’t.  But somebody probably has.   Check out the ad on page 31 of the April issue of 225 Magazine. Of course there are people for whom opting for this $958 treasure would not be a big deal, but … Continue reading

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