In my meandering path toward a better adulthood, I kept reading books but stopped thinking the theories found therein were going to answer the question of how to live in the world. I’ve come instead to the inelegant belief that pretty much the most important thing you can do with your day is make dinner, for your family or friends if you have them or for yourself if you don’t. Do that, and the other stuff mostly falls into place.
Everybody in their lives is really waiting for people to ask them questions, so that they can be truthful about who they are and how they became what they are.
We can't afford to act like it's okay that "Girls can do anything!" got translated somewhere along the line into "Women must do everything."
It is remembering that feeds consciousness. [...]
I have trained my memory and I exercise it often.