Introvert Relationships: Love Me or Leave Me But Please Don’t Need Me (Too Much)

Introvert Relationships: Love Me or Leave Me But Please Don’t Need Me (Too Much)

One of the gifts of introversion is that we have to be discriminating about our relationships.  We know we only have so much energy for reaching out; if we’re going to invest, we want it to be good. ~ Laurie Helgoe, Introvert Power Often this gift of discriminating taste feels more like a burden than […]

Soul Painting: Beyond Artistic Talent

Soul Painting: Beyond Artistic Talent

“The object of painting a picture is not to make a picture… The object, which is back of every true work of art, is the attainment of a state of being, a high state of functioning, a more than ordinary moment of existence.” Robert Henri I find comfort in creating. As a child, my grandma […]

Woody and Me, Sittin’ Under a Tree

Who knew Woody Harrelson wrote poetry?  I didn’t, until recently when I ran across his poem, Alien Creature, and this line of clarity:    I feel like a run-on sentence in a punctuation crazy world.   Me too. When do we get to free-write through life with our modifiers dangling, semi-colons misplaced and footnotes forgotten? […]

Socializing and Solitude: An Introvert Manages Both

But if it is the dreamy idleness that children have, an idleness when you walk alone for a long, long time, or take a long, dreamy time at dressing, or lie in bed at night and thoughts come and go, or dig in a garden, or drive a car for many hours alone …With all […]