I realize what’s been bothering me all weekend: I’m a rule follower in a world where only 70% follow the rules.
I’m currently traveling because my Uncle has died. I wasn’t particularly clsoe to him so I’m more here to support my mother. He was beloved, so a lot of family has come into town for the funeral.
This video got me all up in my feelings. There is a metaphor in there somewhere.
Controversial subject matter:
And if you can you should too.
I have been feeling stuck in life lately—hating my job, wanting to switch careers, but not having the background to make that switch easily. I also live in an expensive area that makes changing careers next-to-impossible since I couldn’t afford to leave my relatively-high paying job for an entry-level one in a…
I have had a great week.
Witness dozens of different types of flowers unfurling in this stunning time-lapse video from filmmaker David de los Santos Gil. He used 5,000 out of 50,000 shots of his floral subjects for the final video, which was filmed over a period of nine months.
Everyone has times in their life when they feel demotivated, lost, and unhappy. You're in a rut, and you don't know how to get out of it. Life may keep piling it on, but here are a few starting points for how you can climb out of your hole and get back on track.
My partner came across this article online - and I found it did a really good job pointing out some behaviours that are a source of anxiety for me. I thought it might be helpful for other people too.
My life is doomed to be a series of dramatic ups and downs. Clearly I am not meant to have anything resembling predictability in my world. On the "life is crap" end of the spectrum, my father is back in the hospital (this time in the ICU) because his immune system finally decided to quit (I can't say I blame it, it's…
On January 17, 2014, my little sister died unexpectedly. She was just 46 years old. I got the call late in the day on that Friday afternoon, just as I was wrapping up my workday and figuring out the upcoming week's deadlines.
This week I:
First, I'm sorry I didn't really respond to anyone who gave me advice on my last post. I've got a nasty habit of posting things right before I get busy and then not checking groupthink for a long time. By the time I read all of them it was the next day and I figured it was just too late. I'll do better this time.
So I'm running about and I've been feeling sick, so I stop in a restroom before I go home to get ready for work. I promptly vomit in a gas stop restroom.
The only good thing about today was being at work, oddly enough, and seeing the regular gym goers that I've gotten to know over the past week. It was nice having them (and my coworkers) tell me how good of a job I was doing as it was my "first" day (I've obviously been working all week, but today was my first shift by…