A Tale of Two Pams

“Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.”―Marcus Aurelius Lately, I’ve been observing the two Pams who live inside my brain. I find it’s helpful to narrow them down, to notice which one’s in charge. First, there’s Blessed Pam. She, of course, notices how lucky she is, how amazingly awesome life is, how […]

Invasion of the Body Snatchers has nothing on the bratty voice inside my head

“The running commentary that dominates my field of consciousness is kind of an asshole.”—Dan Harris, ABC Nightline Co-anchor  My brain is a magnificent instrument. It keeps track of where I left my keys, remembers that 3 times 9 is 27 and files away lessons on how to drive. But it often acts as my #1 […]