It's been an insane week. I've been doing all I can to wind down and relax a bit, maybe play guitar and piano to try and relieve some tension. But when the brain won't shut up, sometimes I'm stuck doing mindless things. Or at least they should be semi-mindless. If I was smart, I'd have … Continue reading Getting that all-important sleep in, even while stressed to hell…
I think that number's about accurate. I had the thoughts coming in the past few days, but I've been so exhausted I haven't had a chance to think properly. They came to a head yesterday with a crying and screaming fit that worked me into a near migraine. First of all, I was avoiding the … Continue reading I’m having 16,000 second thoughts about the “family moving in” thing, & I’m hoping like hell it’s not too late…
If there's anything I've written about the past year that I consider to be my own personal pet peeve about...well, my person...it would be my chatty, hyper tendencies in public. There have been plenty of times I've wondered why I can't buckle down and be serious. I don't think I've ever been to an office … Continue reading I think I’m starting to get out of my own way: re-examining my box
My Copy: 9781593082567 (image by bookdepository.com) I admit, this is one of the more approachable religious/philosophical texts that I've tried to read. I think part of that is the intro and the translation. That said, much of it is not that hard to grasp, and some other parts are like "whaaa?" Tao Te Ching has … Continue reading Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tzu
My Copy: 9780131867192 (image from abebooks.com) Another blast from the past, another self-improvement book on the shelf...but I've actually read this one...way back when. I was just so young I didn't know what to do with it. My memory sucks, and with all the books on my shelf (and all the classes I keep signing … Continue reading Double Your Brain Power: Increase your memory by using all of your brain all the time, by Jean Marie Stine
(edited to correct a link) I've seen these around, but never got a chance to figure out what they were. Well, Andrew at Life between 0 and 1 nominated me this time around, and I wanted to take the time to peruse what it was about. It's simple: according to the creator Okoto Enigma, it's … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award–groovy
I wish I could say I was writing my stories with an intense fervor, smiling at my keyboard and my ever-present notebooks, flipping pages and using my funky-colored pens to mark new ideas and just let it flow and flow and flow. I wish I could say I was working plenty of hours the past … Continue reading My temper + depression = I’m the biggest heel on the whole freaking planet.