Un-buffering your life

We are often taught that going "outside our comfort zone" is where the most growth happens. I believe this is true, to a large extent. Our human species evolved to seek comfort or pleasure and avoid pain. These impulses largely kept us alive, along with developing communities which could provide protection and safety in a … Continue reading Un-buffering your life

Emotional adulthood

Did you grow up being told "not to hurt others' feelings?" Many of us were taught that we should not say things to hurt other's feelings. By extension that meant we are responsible for other people's feelings. It was a pretty radical discovery for me last year when I learned in more details how thoughts … Continue reading Emotional adulthood