Sometimes I just suck. I hate to admit it, but I am not very nice sometimes and I feel my heart squeezing down and getting small and jealous and stingy and critical and distant and petty. Ugh. Do you ever feel these things?
I have been talking about these struggles with a few friends over the past few days, and here are their recommendations:
Pema Chodron on opening our heart and mind.
Lessons from Mr. Rogers.
Tell me your stories. How do you handle the moments when you are your worst you?
A few light links from this Oscar weekend:
Oscar-nominated docs to look for.
Oscar predictions from the New York Times.
Recipes for movie cocktails.
Rethinking past Oscar winners.
“Muttbombing” selfies to help homeless dogs find new homes.
A two minute video on the history of the crisis in Ukraine.