Like you, I have been struggling with my thoughts and feelings about the state of our nation and the world.
I've wondered whether some relationships will survive this era (and if I even want to try to salvage some of them).
It's okay to be angry, anxious, fearful, and uncertain - this is part of what makes us human.
I am angry. I struggle with uncertainty. I wake up in the middle of the night worrying about the state of the world.
I am human.
And even as you and I strive to acknowledge our truths of the moment, it's also vital to find a balance between honoring where we are and how we feel, all while retaining a sense of the larger picture: what we feel, say and do affects us and others, now and going forward.
And so it's really vital to strive for emotional balance - both to reduce our own suffering and to help us feel and do and be better. All of...