It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any person who suffers from chronic health problems with mental health components, must be in want of someone to cheerfully suggest: "Have you tried meditation and yoga?"
Today my day starts with fishing out a porcelain incense dispenser, the one I use for green tea or dried herbs. I then bring out the last of some dried cedar I harvested up north years ago. Lighting the candles
Here is a short list of some behaviours and reactions I have noticed happening a lot since around mid-March. I am just noting them, not analyzing or judging them.
This weekend has been sunny, chilly, and uncharacteristically... eerie. A personal update on how I'm feeling and how I've been keeping myself calm.
This week, a critical video on Elon Musk's "Loop" by donoteat, a brilliant article on Hawaii, tourism, and decolonization by Bani Amor, and a Québecois podcast on depression and anxiety.
Winter is long.