Posts Tagged ‘guilt’

Stop Saying You Should Be Happy

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Let Go of You Should Be Happy

Do you think you should be happy because you have a “good life”? Maybe it’s just not the right life for you.


What Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Can Teach Us About Troubled Pasts

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Photo Credit: Rob de la Cretaz

Every lesson in your past has brought you to where you are today.


Guilt and Depression

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
Locked in Love

I fell into the well again this weekend. That’s what depression feels like, like sitting at the bottom of a dark hole surrounded by stone walls. You know there’s sunshine up there, somewhere, but there’s no scaling those stone walls. At the bottom of the well I counted hash marks in the wall, the ones […]


The Downside of Gratitude

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

There’s a dark side to the gratitude movement that few people seem willing to recognize, and it’s how gratitude can often give rise to guilt and self recrimination.


What Do We Deserve? Letting Go of Guilt

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Thanks to vehicle issues and too much time to think, I spent an inordinate amount of time wrestling old demons this weekend. The beginning of our grand adventure has been, to say the least, different than we imagined it would be. On Wednesday we pulled out of our driveway at about 2 pm after spending […]