Relax Envy

After a lot of sliding, rubbing, pressing, stroking, then pulling, she says to me, “I can tell you exercise and lift weights but I can sense there’s a DIFFERENT type of tension in your body.” Can you really tell?, I thought, as my ears perked for a possibility of a conversation brewing with the therapist I’ve…

The F-Word Everyone’s Scared Of

“Set aside a certain number of days, during which you shall be content with the scantiest and cheapest fare, with course and rough dress, saying to yourself the while: “Is this the condition that I feared?” —Seneca, philosopher I grew up in an environment where it was the norm for people to complain about their…