Don’t Banish Your Sadness, Befriend It

It’s that whole Keep Your Enemies Closer concept, but a little kinder

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

Sadness sucks.

By definition, right?

It’s the very opposite of what all of life is striving to achieve. It’s nobody’s goal, nobody’s first choice, nobody’s endgame. But, unfortunately (or maybe not), it happens. Frequently and…



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Emily Wilcox

I imagine in a parallel universe I might be a caricaturist or a botanist or somewhere asleep on the moon — but here, I am a writer.