Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Vulnerability?

Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Vulnerability?

I presented last summer on the anxieties of blogging. At a blogging conference. For bloggers. I gave what I hoped were good recommendations for building concrete behaviors that would help the writer feel calm. I talked about a positive self-concept. Getting support....
What Made The Bruce Jenner Interview So Powerful?

What Made The Bruce Jenner Interview So Powerful?

I, along with countless other folks, watched the Bruce Jenner interview last week. Conversations about it are going on everywhere. Coffee shops. Sports bars. Part of what is spurring the fascination of the conversation is, of course, the complexity of the transgender...
The Perfectly Hidden Depressed Person:  Are You One?

The Perfectly Hidden Depressed Person: Are You One?

You have seen her. She looks great.  Smiling.  Not overly done up.  She has what looks like a good marriage, maybe a couple of kids.  Maybe she has her own career outside of being a mom; maybe not.  If she does, her life looks balanced. She’s still close with...