Here in Minnesota, winter (perhaps drawing inspiration from the pandemic) has been reluctant to leave us. This has inspired me to seek delight via one of my favorite pastimes: baking with my kids. This month’s triumph has been “scookies.”
Sometimes delight doesn’t move through us with the propulsion of a yip-laugh, but it can move us all the same.
When you feel irritable, leverage curiosity’s effect on the brain to feel good instead.
Is your brain bursting at the seams with thoughts, not all of them helpful? Applying an old psychological skill in a new way might help you listen to the wisest parts of yourself.
May 2022 be a year of progress — of the intentional, purposeful type rather than the heedless, perpetual kind.
On wonder, excellent books, and songs for joy and connection.
For the first time since Baby A was born in July, I’ve embarked on a writing project.
Welcome to my Bookshop! Plus: Something delightful in the sky.
On living a different kind of month and wresting delight from a not-delightful time.
A very important personal update, the best maternity leggings you can buy, and books to carry you into August.