Okay, time for some serious conversation. Let’s start with this question: How do you define beauty? Now take that definition of beauty and tell me whether this is what you apply to yourself (or, if you’re a guy, tell me whether this is what you apply to your wife/girlfriend/partner). And now take it one step further and tell me whether this is the definition of … Continue reading Hanging Up Some Beauty Hang Ups
I fear I may have misled you. My posts from the last month or so (or two or three months or so) seem to be creating an impression of me as one big general malcontent, unhappy with my life and struggling day by day to accept the choices I have made. While I can see how this might be an obvious interpretation of posts with … Continue reading Half Baked Buddhist
Maybe it’s the time change. Maybe it’s the comedown from an adrenaline and stress filled week that included travel and troubles and toddler trips to urgent care. Maybe it’s just me trying to drink less beer and smoke fewer cigarettes. Or maybe it’s none of the above, but my goodness this week I am bored. Boredom is not new to me. It’s what led to … Continue reading Bore, Boring, Bored.
I used to be good at my job. I used to work long hours, take work home with me, come into the office on weekends. I used to worry about my job when I wasn’t working. I used to care more, probably, than was healthy. I always, always, always went above and beyond what was asked or expected of me. After living more than my … Continue reading I used to be good at this.