Archive for March, 2010

A Poll

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

I want to know: how much do you spend on groceries per month (including household cleaners, personal items, etc. but NOT dining out); what part of the country do you live in; AND what is your family size? I’m looking to see what other families of 3-4 in the Bay Area spend but am generally […]

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Hoo Yeah

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Working in social services because you love to help people is like working at MacDonalds because you love to cook: it is torturously frustrating. —Big Fat Trauma Queen

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Practicing Courage (i.e., Patience)

Monday, March 29th, 2010

If you practice the kind of patience that leads to the de-escalation of aggression and the cessation of suffering, you will be cultivating enormous courage. You will really get to know anger and how it breeds violent words and actions. You will see the whole thing without acting it out. When you practice patience, you’re […]

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