Tag: emotions

Turn the sound down

This year has been an exercise in turning the sound down. Ignoring the noise. This much-needed exercise for me has been at the personal, professional, and societal level. Earlier this year, a dear friend tried to calm me down by telling me to ignore a particular person who […]

Swiss cheese and molasses

Sometimes a phrase stays stuck in one’s head. A phrase runneth over. A phrase on repeat. Today, it was a random phrase of swiss cheese and molasses. I kept repeating that phrase to myself. Swiss cheese and molasses. It captures my life perfectly right now. There are so […]

Alexa woke up cranky

Emotions have been running high. People are scared, anxious, determined, confused, shocked, depressed, in despair and grieving. Finding a moment of emotional calm can actually be taxing. Many of us have to try really hard to find that quiet mind space. I tried last night by shutting off […]