Select Essays by Michele

Under the water looking up to the surface with light coming in

Swim Towards the Light

Life lessons from my not-so-zen dad

Published in Curious. Read here.

“Everyone Should Be Quiet Near a Little Stream and Listen

The everyday magic of noticing in a society consumed by distraction and productivity

Published in Wholistique. Read here.

Colorful music symbols

Without Music, Life Would Be A Mistake”

Why Nietzsche knew music is cheaper than therapy

Published in Medium. Read here.

Bouncing Back: How a Special Forces Vet Found Life After Killing His Best Friend

There’s a good reason why “Think happy thoughts” or “Just get over it” doesn’t work for some types of of trauma, like moral injury and other forms of adversity.

Published in Heart Support. Read here.

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