I’m depressed, and I know why.
Or I’ve got theories, anyway.
My theories aren’t always exactly aligned with reality…
But sometimes with life and depression, coming up with a working theory and playing with the variables is the best that … Continue reading
If you want to be respected, then respect yourself.
It’s not that your self-respect will automatically lead others to respect you.
It won’t. No guarantee, anyway.
But if you respect yourself, then you’ll be respected no matter what anyone else … Continue reading
There are two kinds of people in this world…
The first kind actually believes there are two kinds of people in this world.
The other kind knows that when they find themselves saying, “There are two kinds of people in … Continue reading
I don’t care for beer…
Until I was 30 or so, I’d only had it a handful of times.
And every time, I didn’t understand why people seem to enjoy it.
Well, something rather odd happened in 2011…
I was … Continue reading
Depression comes from a life out of alignment.
Out of alignment with what?
Out of alignment with what you perceive to be true.
Out of alignment with your sense of purpose and meaning.
Living in incongruence with your desires, hopes, … Continue reading
Here’s a simple method for getting unstuck.
This is for people who are truly stuck in a special kind of way, and desperate about it.
It’s called rapid activity cycling, and it sometimes works well for averting stagnation.
When I’ve … Continue reading
It was love at first sight.
About twelve years ago.
I remember being immediately taken by her beauty and presence.
And a feeling of, “I really want to be a part of this person’s life.”
We shared a lot of … Continue reading
All your lofty plans and good intentions…
Your aspirations to help others, your ideas to renovate and actualize your dreams…
Your to-do list and your bucket list…
All of these things can turn against you, haunt you, and plague you … Continue reading