When I was a very little child, I cried when I was upset. I had such strong emotions, yet expressing them certainly didn’t bring me more understanding or the connection I deeply yearned for. So I learned how to reign in my tears.
To the disappointment of my trainer, I often read magazines while on the elliptical machine at the gym. A favorite is Real Simple Magazine. I like the pictures, quotes, suggestions and some articles, though I often find myself disagreeing with the advice given in the Life Lessons section. Here’s an example: