What I Carry into the New Year

Loaded for Bear

I’ve been pausing at the beginning of this new year not to puzzle over resolutions but to keep myself from making any. As I mentioned in this week’s newsletter, I much prefer Rick Hanson’s approach to lightening up at the beginning of a year to the traditional preference for taking on new burdens. Resolutions are bad for your mental health. They usually begin in shame or guilt that you haven’t done something as well or […] Read the rest»