How to thrive during scary times.

You really can ever be too careful nor can you ever be too safe. Living in a country that seems to be under a constant state of high alert for potential terrorist activity is unsettling. But it can also be a bit liberating.

You see, it’s all a matter of how you think about it.

I want to write about something but I don’t have anything to say.

I want to write about something but I don’t have anything to say. I want to tell you a story but there are so many I don’t know which one to choose.  This must be what it feels like to try too hard.  Except I’m not really doing anything at all.  Just sitting here inContinue reading “I want to write about something but I don’t have anything to say.”

“Be careful what you wish for…”

“Be careful what you wish for…” That is one of the refrains that has been drilled into my head since the beginning of time. A caution, a warning. Don’t ask for something you don’t really want. Watch your words, they hold more power than you realize. I think instead of a warning this refrain shouldContinue reading ““Be careful what you wish for…””

Is it only ‘crazy’ people who talk to themselves?

Why is it that when a friend asks for help or advice it comes so readily but when trying to figure out the best course of action for ourselves we become like children*, lacking in understanding of the way things work and the best course of action. The other day I was working on some grantContinue reading “Is it only ‘crazy’ people who talk to themselves?”