Can Jealousy Be Good? Finding Perspective on Others’ Successes

[this article was originally written for Puttylike] They say “comparison is the thief of joy.” But, unfortunately, comparison can’t steal other people’s joy. Believe me, I’ve tried. Most of the time, I’m happy when others do well. I even try to love and support my fellow writers unconditionally, retweeting their work, sending encouragement, and wishing […]

Nostalgia, Regret and the Coronavirus Lockdown

As I write, it’s day fifty-one of not seeing any other humans. And, just in case you’re reading from the future, I should stress that that’s not purely by choice. We’re in lockdown to avoid spreading a deadly disease. During lockdown, I’ve experienced many feelings. I’ve been through the ups and downs, the spurts of […]