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The Woman Who Stayed Too Long

The Woman Who Stayed Too Long

Linda: The following are two letters I received from a woman I will call Lucia. She read a blog I posted that touched her, and she wanted me to warn other women to not waste years in a relationship that is draining their very life energy....
I Wish You Were Here

I Wish You Were Here

With all that’s going on in the world right now with COVID-19, the expression “I wish you were here” carries more weight than ever before. Over the past few months,...
Disorder Or Disability

Disorder Or Disability

ADHD is a disorder. It says so in the name. Attention Deficit Hyperactive DISORDER. But is it a disability? Disability: A physical or mental condition that significantly limits a person’s motor,...
Today I Love This Moody Day

Today I Love This Moody Day

Today I love this moody day with its slightly threatening sky that is asking me if I’m certain I want to do laundry. I love that I’m doing that ol’...
Zoom and Gloom

Zoom and Gloom

During our stay-at-home mandates, virtual meetings have become the go-to for continuing necessary and meaningful relationships, and perhaps even to get a little self-care. In fact, some of us may...
How to Sell a Script in a Pandemic

How to Sell a Script in a Pandemic

Career Hack #32.  Producers and people who work at production companies have a little more free time than they did when movies were in production.  No production during the pandemic means more free time for key people to read your script....

Walking Out On Your Disorder

Mental illness is more prevalent than people may know. One in four people live with a mental illness. 2.8% of the United States population lives with bipolar disorder. 83% are classified as severe....
Are You Being Constrained by an Unrecognized Emotion?

Are You Being Constrained by an Unrecognized Emotion?

We know it’s important to be connected to our feelings. When feelings go underground, they don’t disappear. They operate unconsciously, perhaps contributing to our anxiety or depression — or just...
Anorexia in Limbo

Anorexia in Limbo

When I was sixteen years old, I met every requirement in the DSM-IV criteria for Anorexia Nervosa. My Body Mass Index (BMI) hovered just below 17.5, I was obsessed with...