High Pressure System

My husband Matthew is an optimistic, cheerful, happy-go-lucky person. He cares what others think, and he cares how other people feel. While his positivity is often a blessing, I sometimes wonder why he married a woman as candid as I am; someone often authentic to a fault. The ensuing tension between my candor and his … Continue reading High Pressure System


I have never done very well with change. Planned change of my own design is acceptable perhaps, but a tumultuous upheaval of my life by outside forces? Suffice it to say that I prefer stability, thank you very much. Unfortunately for an Enneagram Type One like me, life is predictably unpredictable. In contrast, my mother … Continue reading Bootstraps