Trina Lion





The Art of Avoiding ‘Sticky Thoughts’

The Art of Avoiding ‘Sticky Thoughts’

In December, I re-learned the discipline of downhill skiing during a blizzard, taking a class by myself. I admit I was afraid. But even worse, I couldn’t ignore my choruses of self-doubt, negativity and self-criticism. Crowds of preschool snowboarders sailed down the...

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Empty Your Bowl

Empty Your Bowl

In five minutes, I got two upsetting phone calls. First, a relative calmly explained she wasn’t visiting to see me, only my children. Then, another relative decided to go on a rant against my ex-husband. Afterward, I thought, “Is it them? Is it me? Is it the economy?...

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