I don’t believe that anyone is truly fearless. Some may seem so, but I guarantee there is something deep down that rolls the guts of even the steeliest of individuals every now and then. Stoic is often a word used to describe me, which makes me laugh. The people who use this word haven’t learned yet that everything makes me cry. Even […]
Doing it all, all hours of the day. My last post was April 3. Today is June 9. For two months and six days, I have been pretty quiet, present only minimally on social media. I didn’t even do a Geography of Travel post, a series that I declared I would continue doing even though I feel like they aren’t interesting […]
Does your brain ever feel too busy, foggy, or messy? How about overcrowded and overwhelmed? Do your thoughts run circles around you like a gaggle of toddlers, fresh from their afternoon nap and jacked up on sugary frosting from the cupcakes you just fed them? Mine sure does sometimes. Especially when I’m feeling depressed or run down or stressed out. […]
I’m ready for my next adventure. I packed my carry-on suitcase with all my essential travel items. Tomorrow, I will catch a 4:00 am bus to Logan airport. I’ll check in at the Jetblue counter, breeze through security, and saddle up on the floor by a window to gaze at the planes coming and going. I’ll do all this, just […]
I decided to get a semicolon tattoo to be part of the movement to destigmatize mental health issues. It’s a simple design with a powerful message, perhaps most well known through Project Semicolon, a community of people dedicated to supporting those struggling with depression, suicide, addiction, and self-harm.
How many times in your life have you done this? No, I’m not talking about the gem of a dance Paula Abdul did with that cartoon cat back in the 80’s… Man I loved that video! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xweiQukBM_k&w=420&h=315] What I am talking about is progress made in leaps and bounds. Really believing you have your something, whatever it is, under control. […]