Umbrellas and Silver Linings: Reflections on 2013

Hard to believe it, but 2013 is coming to a close. This has been a rough year—a year full of opportunities, yes, but with every silver lining came a cloud. So many of the people in my life about whom I care deeply have had their own share of struggles—and I know that,...
UN-Podcast 036: UNembraced (Emily Jean)

UN-Podcast 036: UNembraced (Emily Jean)

  [source] How do you strengthen the muscles for embracing yourself? I think the problem with acceptance is that we often feel resigned to our “fate,” as if whatever we have to accept we do so only grudgingly and because we have no other, better choice. When we...