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! 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! What does distance do to your love for someone? There are sayings such as "absence makes the heart grow fonder", but that may not be true for all. Long-distance relationships are often discussed in a romantic sense, but things change when the distance is between other people who love each other, … Continue reading Love vs. Distance
Hello one and all! Do you have a bucket list? There are many discussions already on what belongs on a bucket list, but what is your bucket list to you? Generally it refers to a list of things one wants to accomplish or experience during the course of their lifetime or before they die. This … Continue reading Bucket Lists
Hello one and all! Finishing something from "A to Z" means that you complete everything and nothing gets overlooked. If you wrote the alphabet down but omitted a letter somewhere in the middle, it's possible someone might not notice, but whether someone notices an error should not be a concern. The job should be completed … Continue reading Z: A to Z