“Why is it that the mere recollection of a shameful moment can cause you to blush? Distanced years, an incident from childhood returns with intensity, and one relives that horrible feeling. As Kim Scott writes, “Bury memory deep in shame.” Equally, the shame buried in memory seems to erupt, having lost none of its sharp…… Continue reading Skin Gives it Away [Comic]
You guys! I know this is kind of off the subject but I’m blown away by this. NO ONE EVER TOLD ME THAT THIS WAS POSSIBLE! I have fine, slippery hair, and NO PIN has ever worked to keep my hair in place UNTIL LITERALLY TODAY. Confessional time: I have often felt like a failure…… Continue reading How to Use a Bobby Pin
I was struck when I was watching this video this morning about the role that active passivity plays in controversial issues, such as vaccination and climate change. I’m defining active passivity here as actively not taking action or making a decision, or avoiding any action or decision by claiming reasonable doubt or insufficient information. In the…… Continue reading Norm Entrepreneurs and the Shame of Intentional Acts
Recently my partner and I went off refined sugars and carbs, following a meal plan from the book Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells and Lose Weight Permanently (I know, terrible title and so very very loooooong. And awfully confusing when I tell people about it because it seems like the title is…… Continue reading Greek Lamb Meatballs with Cauliflower and Brown Rice
My charge to myself in this blog is this: To know shame for what it is, rather than deal it around like cards in a dangerous game of chance, or banish it away like a recalcitrant troublemaker.