Hello one and all. An unfortunate truth in this world is that an individual life cannot exist forever. When a life ends, those left to mourn do so in different ways; each person's reactions are different, as may be the mix of emotions they experience and the length of time in which they experience them. … Continue reading A Solemn Reminder
Hello one and all! I work in an industry that affords me the ability to talk to many people from different ways and walks of life. This doesn't usually result in any meaningful interactions, but today was an exception. There is a woman I speak with here and there, often for just a few minutes … Continue reading Sharing Beliefs
Hello one and all! How do you deal with sorrow? Do you let it consume you, wallowing in your misery? Do you self-medicate, with food, drugs, or alcohol? Do you distract yourself by immersing yourself in unimportant activities? Do you work the pain away? Each person's experience with sorrow is different, and while possible solutions … Continue reading Dealing With Sorrow
Hello one and all! What does your ideal vacation experience consist of? Most of my favorite childhood memories come from family trips, and an anniversary getaway remains a bright point in the last few years. Even so, I have never taken a trip somewhere to spend time alone. To some extent, many activities are just more … Continue reading Fun On My Own
Hello one and all! What is worth losing sleep over? There are so many reasons we might not get enough sleep: working long hours, seeking quiet in the night, spending time with friends, or just being unable to sleep despite the many attempts. Sleep is important. We can't function without it, and we can shut … Continue reading Sleep Lost, Life Gained?
Hello one and all! How do you use your phone? I use mine primarily for three things: contacting people, distraction (games), and organization. I don't use anything special to keep in touch with people, although I imagine I may be in the minority when I say I don't have any social media apps on my … Continue reading My Little Helper
Hello one and all! When I came up with a list of my financial goals, I knew that simply listing them wouldn't be enough for me. Having recently gotten back into creative endeavors, I figured this would be an interesting but simple first project. All I did was cut a piece of cardstock to fit … Continue reading Visualizing My Goals