2020-10-26: Surgery and healing

In this past week, I dealt with the pain and upside of surgery, and wrestled with an existential …

2020-10-20: Aftermath of therapy

This week is all about the experience and fallout of an intense therapy session—extreme agitation, …

2020-10-12: An experienced beginner

This week brings some thoughts on a surprise struggle, a parenting win, and pragmatic sketching.

2020-10-05: Spiral of doom

In my update this week, I discuss parenting, sketchnoting, and self-compassion.

2020-09-28: Mac and cheese and syrup

My update from this week includes a nonsensical meal, an uplifting 1:1, and an evening of sports.

2020-09-21: Recharging in Allentown

In my regular weekly update, I share about disappointing others, traveling with my brother, and …

2020-09-14: Show up & see

After a difficult week, I share about taking days off, presenting to executives, and thoughts on …

2020-09-10: Trying out therapy

My first experience with talk therapy was uncomfortable, awkward, and unfulfilling. I have since had …

2020-09-08: Rebecoming a novice

In my second weekly update, I share about missing medication, blacksmithing, and role-playing as a …

2020-09-01: Spinning in neutral

In the hopes of publishing more regularly, I am trying out a new format. I want to share some …

2020-05-12: Working remotely

Many of us have been thrust into coping with a global crisis by working from home, if we are lucky. …

2020-04-25: Servant leadership

One of the most impactful roles in the workplace is the direct manager. This person has a huge …

2020-02-15: Back pain and panic attacks

Mental health and physical health can be intimately connected, as I found out when I had my first …

2019-12-23: Suggestion of counseling

As someone who grew up largely ignorant of mental health, and the situations and resources connected …

2019-12-06: Background and upbringing

One of the first things that I discovered when beginning therapy was to appreciate the impact that …

2019-11-09: My story

I believe that when we are vulnerable and expose our fragility, that act creates a safe space for …

2019-11-02: Getting started I am excited to get this site up and running. This is a project I have been considering for a while, …