Navigating Times of Transition: The In-Between

I keep thinking about posting something in this outdated blog, but I let the fact that I’ve got nothing to say get in my way. Perhaps I ought to succumb to the inspiration, nevertheless, and blather about whatever is going on in my life at the moment. And to be honest, that feels like very […]

How to Achieve Your Goals of Being Rich

*actual photo from high school, read on to understand Growing up I always had my eye on the future. I was born tired of everything, rushing through life to get where I was going, which was anywhere but here. In high school I decided my life’s goal was to be rich. That’s it, just to […]

There’s More to Life than Facts: On Being Fully Present

I have a terrible memory, and to compensate for this I’ve spent years of my life stressed out, trying my hardest to memorize my experience. Ticking away my waking hours worried that the time would come where I would have to remember that one specific thing that I know I once knew but I cannot […]

Meditation: It’s Not That Weird

Listen below to hear me talk about a meditative versus an analytical state of mind and what I get from meditation, anyway. For those of you more into reading than watching, the written version (slightly different) of this content is at the bottom of the post. Thank you to my Aunt Tonya for asking me to talk […]

Five Reasons Why Video Blogging Sucks

Guys. I had no idea this video blogging thing was going to be more work than writing. I guess duh, though, right? At first I thought I’d be able to just orate into the video camera and out would pop a well organized video on life. No. No, that’s not how it happens. For the last post […]

Stress, Anxiety, & Relaxation: Impacts On Your Existence

Howdy Partners. Watch my video below to hear my experience and journey from a consistent state of mental and physical stress and anxiety to a state of relaxation, calmness, and ease. The changes in my whole world have been profound. You’ll hear me say it towards the 4:30 mark in the video, but it begs repeating. In […]

The Story of Olive’s Death

Thursday, January 15, 2015 It was a Thursday evening, January 8. I had a birthday party to go to at 9:30 that night. I got home from wherever I was, went straight to the bathroom. Olive pushed herself into the half open bathroom door and I asked her if she was ready for her walk. […]

Quelling the Need to Be Right

Once upon a time, I had to be right. Being right was the goal, in and of itself. Being right typically meant someone else was wrong. So my being right was always caught up in competition with whoever else had to be wrong. This made it complicated the numerous times I was wrong. Then I […]

Depression

My take on depression is to accept it and love it, not try to change it or get rid of it. It’s a state of being that turns up uninvited and insists on staying as long as it wants. As my Gramma Ardy says, sobeit. My depression gives me a good excuse to treat myself […]

On Being Tense

I was at this party yesterday reminiscent of my past work life, and had a crazy Quinn time in my head. Now it’s out of my head, and so I’ll share it with you. What I was experiencing was a huge amount of anxiety, both my own and everyone else’s. The atmosphere was so freaking tense! […]