Be angry. (Here’s how)

On optimism, compassion, and fuel for change I’ve had a small book sitting on my shelf for the past two years, written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. It’s called …

To the daughter I never had

A few days ago, I took my ex-boyfriend’s 12-year old daughter into New York City to go shopping. I knew it would be a fun trip to see the City …

Powerful or pitiful? Be both.

Most of us hate the thought of being pitiful, or being pitied. We would rather buck up and be strong, fearless, and cool. But sometimes our false ideas of what …