Intro to Standup?

Intro to Standup?

A couple of month ago, I got an email from ImprovBoston letting me know registration was open for the next session of classes. Over the past few years, I’ve taken a few improv classes and I thought it would be fun (and slightly scary) to take another one. But the next...
Two Days

Two Days

I had a great day yesterday. I got up early with my son and we got ready for the day together. I dropped him off at school and had a great workout at the Y, then I showered and ate an early lunch that was healthy and delicious. I worked on an important project for a...
The Universe is Friendly

The Universe is Friendly

A few weeks ago, I had lunch with some of the students in my improvisational comedy class. One of my classmates mentioned that registration was open for the next session of classes. She said she’d wanted a Saturday class but all the classes were sold out except...

Preemptive Disappointment

Recently, I found myself “preemptively disappointed.” Has that ever happened to you? I had plans to do something fun with my sister but another obligation came up involving someone else. I was afraid I couldn’t complete this obligation and still join my sister. So I...

Complaining is a Choice

When we complain about a situation, or “vent,” we are actually releasing some of the pressure we feel when we are in the situation, so it feels slightly less intolerable.

This is not necessarily a good thing.