Feeling Hard Stuff

Avoiding Reality One of the reasons I’m not a proponent of marijuana legalization is that folks who use it regularly don’t develop skills to handle difficult emotions. For example, when a teen experiences rejection, or disappointment, or sadness, or anxiety and regularly uses pot to soften those emotions, he or she doesn’t learn what to…

Good and Easy?

The Hardest Peace I’m reading this book called “The Hardest Peace” and it’s not a happy ending, I can tell already. My biggest clue is that my friend told me not to read the ending in public, and that she cried deep sobs as she read it. (I’m really intuitive and can read between the…