Should You Always Tell the Truth?

Should You Always Tell the Truth?

Dear Meli, I have a friend that wants to be a singer. She’s sure that she’s going to be a big star. She’s in her early forties and has been singing for a long time, but her career has never taken off. At all. And here’s the thing: she’s...
What’s the Connection Between Shame and Victimhood?

What’s the Connection Between Shame and Victimhood?

Dear Readers, I decided to write this week about my own personal edge these days. It’s the thing that I’ve been working on, or rather, the thing that’s been working me. There have been some deep transformations going on over here. So I thought I’d share some of...
Why Telling the Truth Sucks, and Why It’s Awesome: A Case Study

Why Telling the Truth Sucks, and Why It’s Awesome: A Case Study

Have you ever withheld information from someone? And you told yourself it was for their own good? And maybe it was. Like not telling your best friend that you can’t stand her husband. Or not telling your boss that his breath smells like curdled milk. But what...

My Short, Sad Life as a Rodeo Clown

If I told you I used to work as a rodeo clown, would you believe me? If you said Yes, you’re in the majority. Most of the people to whom I’ve told this crazy story have believed me. Notice the past tense. Told. My days as a fake former-rodeo-clown are...

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