It’s been a couple months since my last post here on my new status as a “widow.” The horrid “W” word that no one in love or marriage actually wants to think about. Read More Entering Widowhood: The In-Betweens
Q. I caught my husband frequenting an online stripper website. I’m not as upset about this as society tells me I should be, so I feel like I should be more upset. What should I do? Read More The Should And The Did: Internet Porn Emotions
While it may sound like a plot of the week for some sci-fi or supernatural tv show, the concept of the emotional contagion is a legitimate psychological finding. It affects you in almost every aspect of your life: work, home, family, fun times. And you infect others with your own emotional contagions without even realizing it. Read More Positivity Challenge Week 20: Emotional Contagions
There are terrible things about babies, and there are awesome things about babies. What’s exceptionally awesome? Their inability to fake an emotion. Babies are the most brutally honest people you’ll meet. Read More A Womb of One’s Own: Brutally Honest Baby
I had the world’s worst sandwich the other day. It was my fault — I went to this one shop that was right on my way to a meeting, instead of going a few minutes out of my way and getting something decent. The moment the pilly-bread touched my tongue, I knew I had made a huge mistake. But I refused to shoulder the blame alone: the sandwich had its part in the mess, too. Read More Foods that Taste Like Sadness
So, I don’t know about you, but I was raised to be nice. Which is fine, most of the time; but somewhere along the way I got it into my noggin than being nice meant never asking other people for what I need from them.
I’m kind of sick of the phrase “emotional eating” getting bandied about like it’s the worst sin you could possibly commit against your health.
Read More The Beggars’ Banquet: Emotional Eating