• Wellness

    Tiny Beautiful Things

    Behold the first installment of Tabbed Vocab. I read Cheryl Strayed’s Tiny Beautiful Things and include below some new words I learned from the book, all of which exemplify the work itself. Hopefully this helps you learn some new words, and get a better sense of the title, which you may or may not want to read. 1. Irreverent: in the book, it means brutally honest. 2. Ad hoc (as in “ad hoc memoir”): formed, arranged, or done for a particular purpose only. 3. Elucidate: make (something) clear; explain. 4. Behoove: it is a duty or responsibility for someone to do something; it is incumbent on. 5. Magnanimous: very generous…

  • Wellness

    The Order of Interbeing

    “From time to time, sit close to the one you love, hold his or her hand, and ask, ‘Darling, do I understand you enough? Or am I making you suffer? Please tell me so that I can learn to love you properly. I don’t want to make you suffer, and if I do so because of my ignorance, please tell me so that I can love you better, so that you can be happy.’ If you say this in a voice that communicates your real openness to understand, the other person may cry.” What a lovely book Peace is Every Step is. Each word is a drop in Thich Nhat…