“If I can’t change the people around me, I change the people around me.” – Chuck D. It’s funny that this theme keeps reoccurring in my life and, therefore, in my blog over and over again. Environment. Not the one we live in but the one we live in (I promise not to do this … More People
This is probably one of the most difficult things that I’ve ever written. I know that it’s going to be upsetting for some of you to read. I’m sorry. However, I think it’s important to talk about. … Three times. Three times today I caught myself asking the question, “how do I kill myself and … More First of all,… I’m fine.
Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of cooking. As someone who “minimized” most of my kitchen gadgets because I didn’t quite know what they all did, it’s been interesting. I’ve been “making due” with some things but it’s been a wild ride and I’m excited for it to continue. First of all, you may not … More Kitchen Adventures
“You’re spread too thin to be useful.” Harsh, I know. But I, once, said that to someone because it was true and I felt they would benefit from hearing it. Was I right? I’ll probably never know. Now, I feel those words echoing back at me. Spinning plates or endless phone notifications. Whatever visual creates … More Chasing
I find it essential that we take the time to realize our planet will persevere regardless of whether or not we choose to poison our air and water ways. The planet provides for us but will not protect us from ourselves. Earth will still be floating in space for a long time after the human … More Naturally, Garbage.
Life has been busy (read: non-prioritized) so I apologize for my absence. I’ve had a lot of things asking for my attention and I said “yes” to one too many. I’ve written before about being selfish with your time. This is one of those times where a reminder was needed to keep my guard up … More Spite’ll do.
“I don’t wanna. Not really. I mean… I do but, you know… what do I even say?” “They’re going to stop loving me if I tell them.” “How do I bring this up without pissing them off?” “Money just isn’t something we talk about… ever.” “They only said that because I’ve said/done worse to them … More Growth From Difficult Conversations
I promised myself that I was going to start writing more. Promised to myself that I would post to the blog more. I’ve been doing better than I have previously but not quite where I want to be. I was lamenting this to a friend this morning and talking about the difficulty I had of … More Keeping Promises to Yourself
Maybe it’s because today was a rough day at work. It was going great and I was killing it at my new job. Until I had to show my boss the things that I’ve been learning (and I’ve actually been working hard to learn all this new stuff) and what happens? I fuck up a … More Let’s Get Funky! (Perspective, I’m in a funk.)
Work through your bulls**t morning and own the day. WOO! Explicit. … More Crushing Your Mornings