The Responsibility Experiment

I anticipated that, when I began more consciously and methodically applying an existential vision of responsibility (as described by psychologist, Rollo May, in Man's Search for Himself) to my own life I would experience an overall increase in positive feelings toward situations that had been trying me, toward which I was developing a sluggish--even neglectful [...]

Self-Fashioning: The Impression

I envision the feminine experience and its many, delightfully (and often humorously) nuanced facets as being comprised of layers. Feeling pretty or wanting to be wanted, for example, are surface impressions, I believe, of much deeper phenomena. Indeed, the more I consider the experience of my own femininity as just that--as a series of impressions, [...]

On Sensual Living II

We want to be the poets of our life—first of all, in the smallest, most everyday matters. - Friedrich Nietzsche I imagine that, of all the creative games we play, some of the most purposeful and functional are those designed to transform otherwise painstaking components of our reality into more tolerable—even pleasurable—experiences. Work. Errands. Personal [...]