Use your brain for thinking, not remembering

Some people pride themselves on their ability to remember everything they need to do. They run a mental calendar, a mental to-do list, and multiple mental project plans simultaneously. And they don’t forget stuff. They turn up, they remember where to be and when. They are confident in their ability to stay organised, keeping all …

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Why do I have to do everything around here? I am feeling so resentful!

Resentment is a horrible feeling. It’s an awful combination of bitterness, indignation and dissatisfaction. It is when we feel we have been treated unfairly. Resentment is futile and destructive. But it is perversely appealing, and common in many women’s lives. Sometimes it feels strangely compulsive to climb onto the moral high horse, muttering and seething. …

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