pardon my personality

I am no expert in psychology, but pondering the old nature vs. nurture debate I have always felt like a product of my environment as far as my personality and behavior are concerned. To a certain extent I can understand how personality traits can be hereditary, but I am not at all convinced that my […]

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wherever you are

In an attempt to broaden horizons and pull heads out of clouds of electronic devices I thought I would state the obvious. Your life is more than your career. It is more than just your kids, your workout routine, your diet, your partner, your past, your physical appearance, bank account, mental state, friendships or lack […]

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sick

Cold and flu viruses are spreading and mutating all over the place and I have recently and very rudely been reminded of how much of a showstopper getting sick can be. It has been so many years since I have come down with even the most common cold that I forgot how brutal this stuff […]

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in defense of caring less

Coming out of the holiday season and into the new year has me reflecting on the lessons and experiences last year brought and premeditating on what is still to come. Weirdly enough I’m finding myself in an unfamiliar place of serenity, feeling assured that whatever the upcoming year has in store, I will be able […]

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gratitude

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. If you’re fortunate enough to have a huge loving family that cooks delicious food and enjoys spending time together it’s hard not to consider this holiday to be the most wonderful time of the year. I have always been the type of person that tries to reflect on […]

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anxiety is in the air

My experience with anxiety started out slow. When I was a child I remember having separation anxiety at school. I just wanted my mom all the time and rarely felt okay when I wasn’t around her. I also suffered from a sleep disorder known as night terrors. All throughout high school and college I had […]

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