This is where I’ve learned to be a better community organizer by studying Buddhism and meditation. I can say over and over and over again – this is not my job! Do not be attached to outcomes. Just don’t do it! But how do I actually do this? How do I practice letting go of outcomes over and over and over again until it feels easy?
Dear Resourceress, Am I the only weirdo who has to add items to my to do list, even when I’ve already completed them? Am I just obsessed with capitalist productivity? Why do I do this? Signed, Constantly Proving My Productivity … Continued
For fat liberationists, a key pillar of political analysis is to question intentional weight loss. Does intentional weight loss improve health – or lead to a yo-yo of weight change that makes people sick? Does behavior change like exercise … Continued
Here’s a taste of “Finding Liberation in Relationship” — a topic that René Rivera and I will be teaching on this month at East Bay Meditation Center! Whether you want to think about it as ‘applied Buddhism’ or if you … Continued
Dear Resourceress, One of the hardest things about being a new leader is facing all the mistakes I make. Especially those mistakes where I’ve hurt someone else, and I know I could have done a better job if I … Continued
Dear Resourceress, I am constantly seeking new ways to manage my to do list. It can regularly throw me into a panic. Even when I write down all the things, there are so many. Should I prioritize my side writing … Continued
Dear Resourceress, I’m a sex educator in a rural town, and the local foster care agency reached out to me to do “relationship education” with the foster kids they support. Of course, I emailed them right away to tell them … Continued