On Body Image

Over the years my weight has fluctuated — five pounds up, seven pounds down…it all depends on the season, how busy I am, my stress level, etc. Sometimes I feel good and happy about my body, and sometimes I don’t. When I feel good about it, I actually don’t think about it much. I go about my… Read More

How Sensitive Are You?

At my fifth birthday party, I was instructed to hold an envelope full of lollipops while a magician performed his magic trick. “If all goes well,” he said to the eager crowd, “Everyone will get one.” As I quietly stood there watching him swirl his hands, I fidgeted with the envelope flap. Abruptly, he stopped his trick and turned to… Read More