In which I try to stop complaining, fail, and decide to just get better at it instead.
“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I’ve heard it in the chillest land, And... Continue Reading →
I've been feeling rather aimless lately. Largely because my apartment lease ran out at the end of June and I still haven't found a new place to live. I suppose I should be grateful that I have family that doesn't mind me staying with them until I find something, but because my family lives in... Continue Reading →
What if when you were feeling hopeless, all you had to do was dial a number or visit a website and you'd be connected with the exact message you needed to hear? With Project Hope Exchange, you can! The project collects, aggregates and shares 30-second audio messages from people who have dealt with some form... Continue Reading →
I've become somewhat obsessed with TED talks lately, and after writing my last post I realized I had listened to one not too long ago that proves just how powerful the way we think about things can be. In this particular talk, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal discusses her discovery that how you feel about stress... Continue Reading →
Historically, I'm a thinking person. I live in my head. I am not at all spontaneous, and when presented with a choice, I analyze the shit out of it before making a decision. If you'd asked me a couple of years ago what I thought about my body, I probably would have said, "I don't."... Continue Reading →
I'm particularly aware of how many words we use that are self-defeating, discouraging, or just downright mean. Here, then, are five words to banish from your vocabulary.