I'd been downsized. Thrown under the bus. I had thought I didn't like spending my precious days on Earth sealed into a box at Time Warner headquarters, where I toiled in corporate communications, but I had no idea how alienated I was. Now, anything was possible.
When it comes to the fight over financial reform, Democrats are making the same mistake they did with health care: failing to put the effect reform would have on the lives of real Americans front and center.
To attend to your self doubt requires moving towards it, resisting the temptation to push it away. There is a natural tendency to turn away from negative feelings, similar to what happens when we touch a hot stove.