Get outside. Watch the sunrise. Watch the sunset. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there's something good about feeling both.
I think our culture encourages all of us to always put our best foot forward. I think it's a good thing. I think it's nice to rise to the occasion, to be kind and considerate, and have self control.
Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.
But my experience is that people who have been through painful, difficult times are filled with compassion.
I think for a woman, the hardest thing about growing old is becoming invisible. There's something very front and center about being young.