CategoryReflections

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”
Tom Schulman, Dead Poets Society

I’m doing better now

When a person is too heavily attached to achievement, disaster lurks around the corner. This can look like a dependency—on praise, check-marked to-do lists, annual review raises, zero edits on that copy. Yes, disaster. When a contagious virus led to the hospitalization of thousands of people which led to deaths which led to restrictions which led to shutdowns, it ultimately led to me—attached to my achievement in the workplace—without a job. Things have been, well, tough. But, as the title […]

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