Noticing Dread and Exhaustion
Don't get trapped in emotional mazes while ignoring how tired and pessimistic you feel.
Untitled (Purple Petunia) (1925) by Georgia O’Keeffe
I write a lot about productive and inspiring emotional initiatives — cultivating compassion, looking for joy, grounding yourself in the present. But there are times when nothing works. You just feel exhausted and irritated. You don’t want to talk to anyone about it, or no one seems available and willin…