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Hahaha!! Oh man…

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 16:  Louis C.K. of FX's 'Baskets' poses in the Getty Images Portrait Studio at the 2016 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Hotel on January 19, 2016 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by Maarten de Boer/Getty Images Portrait)

(Photo by Maarten de Boer/Getty Images Portrait)

I love when we can laugh about the darkness – it makes it less heavy. That’s probably why I love Louis CK so much – he can find humour in the most terrible things and he does it in a way that brings compassion and empathy as opposed to ridicule.

When I watch his stand up, I never get the sense that Louis thinks he’s apart or separate from the darkness. He is right smack dab in the middle with us.

In empathy and understanding.

Check out this clip of him sharing going to Russia right after the collapse of the Kremlin:

“…to see how bad life gets, and when it’s this bad – it’s still fucking funny.”

My life is far from bad – but I wanted to share how shame comes up for me in this life around body image.



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"Soul First" in your InBox


This is a topic that’s been rolling around in my head for awhile. I posted a bit about quitting a few weeks ago and got some interesting responses. There were also some interesting posts about the topic going on at the time. This is my weigh in on the topic and below are more links […]

“God” is icky. Let’s rename it.

It’s true. We need a new form of reference. The old one is creepy and sticky and icky and carries a whole lot of crap that just isn’t true. “The Force” is the closest thing to truth that I’ve ever known. “The Beloved Presence” I like because it’s personal and close and huggy… how about […]