Posts Tagged‘Dana’

Emotions, TNT, and Zombie Life

I used to believe that emotional stoicism was the best way to manage relationships and life. We, the emotional stoics, are the “just fine” people. You know us. When you ask us how we are, we are always “Just fine, thank you!” We are the ones people count on because we’re pleasant, solid workaholics. We are easy to get along with because we’re safe for others to be around. We always seem fine. I now know that emotional stoicism—the repression or denial of feelings—is the slowest form of suicide. To deny what we feel in order to play a role within society is to…

HERE WE GO….

DAY 1. This is me with Wally and the first piece of furniture I have for my new office. Yes, it’s a big circle. We will get to that.  The grand struggle of my hair should be its own blog. There is a stain on my shirt, I don’t know where my shoes were. I will be forever grateful for this picture because it captures the true terror of being light-years out of my comfort zone. Yet just in the moment when I thought I would surely explode from panic, Wally photo-bombed my picture to give me some unconditional Walliness. Thank you, Wally. So let’s clear up…