Photo by Vie Studio on Pexels.com It's taken me a long time to feel comfortable in my own skin. I still can't say that I am completely there, but happily I have made tremendous strides in that direction over the years. I do find it sad that it took me until midlife to really accept … Continue reading Being Comfortable With Who You Are
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com I came across the seldom used expression, "Keeping your own counsel", in an old book recently. A quick internet dictionary definition of this phrase is, "Say little or nothing about one's opinions or intentions". Though I have found this to be a very good thing to practice, it is seldom … Continue reading The Benefits of Keeping Your Own Counsel (Keeping your thoughts, plans and dreams to yourself)
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com There are many causes of stress. I don't have to tell you that there are many causes of stress in the world. Money, health, relationships, jobs, kids...we could go on and on. However, what I want to focus on today is the stress that we bring on ourselves by … Continue reading Are You Stressing Yourself Out? (Social Media Stress)
Photo by Sebastian Ervi on Pexels.com Instagram Freeze? Who Cares? This past week the internet informed us that some entertainers (I try to avoid using the word "celebrity" because it makes them sound more important than they are) decided to do a 24 hour Instagram freeze in protest to Facebook's supposed failure to stop hate … Continue reading Entertainer (Celebrity) Worship or Who do they think they are? or Get a life.
No fan of social media. As you can gather from the title, I am no fan of social media. I think it has done way more harm to us than we know. I've been there. Let me begin by saying that I'm not looking down my nose at others. I too was caught up in … Continue reading The Narcissism Of Social Media (and other related problems)
It's gotten worse and it's everywhere. I was going to start off this article by saying, "Well, it's started!", but upon refection I would have to say that "it" didn't just start, it's just gotten worse. What am I talking about? Political fussing and fuming madness. The signs are up in the yards and … Continue reading Your Political Party Is Not Your Savior