Resolving to Make Resolutions

I really like this ritual we have of making resolutions, being enthusiastic about them, trying for a few days, and then letting them die slow, starving deaths just out of earshot so that they don’t bother us. It’s an odd thing we do where we set aside this one time of...

Narrowing Down

“To be everywhere; is to be nowhere” ― Seneca One of my biggest problems is being scattered over too many things, leaving me where I don’t get as many things done as I would like. Let’s get one thing out of the way at the beginning: this isn’t admirable or an example...

Mindfulness Monday- Mindfulness and Loss

Someone asked me to write about mindfulness and loss quite a while back, and I keep putting it off because I don’t feel like I have a lot of experience with loss. I’ve lost friends and family members, but it has really only become difficult in the past few years. I...

Everything Is A Choice

Here are some of the most common things people tell me they have to do: Go to work Feed my kids Clean the house Wear a seatbelt Take showers Brush my teeth Pay bills Pay taxes The problem is that you don’t have to do any of these things. They are all chosen. You...

Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything happens for a reason. There are few phrases that put me on edge faster than this one. I usually hear it immediately following someone telling me about something stupid or selfish or just straight up horrible that they did. “Yeah, he caught me cheating and...

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