Tag Archives: happiness

Making Choices

A few days ago I was sitting on the bus, scrolling through my Facebook feed when I see an eye-catching headline posted by People magazine:  Flesh-Eating Bacteria Survivor on Finding a New Life. Flesh-eating bacteria survivor??  How could I resist … Continue reading

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Failing My Goals

So, let’s see – as I think back on 2015 and goals I set for myself: I did not read 60 books last year… I did not lose any weight, and if anything, I have to take the stairs everywhere … Continue reading

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The Perfect Date: Blue Moon

I’m sure we have all been asked the question:  what is your idea of a perfect date? Answers vary of course.  Some people want to do something exciting and adventurous like jet skiing in the buff, and some go for … Continue reading

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#OneIncredibleThingADay

Wallowing in self-centeredness.  Not a particularly admirable trait.  But as I continue to do it, and specifically, continue to wallow in what I am now calling the Career Crisis, I am also trying to remind myself – tangibly remind myself … Continue reading

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Starting Burnout Recovery

I once had a therapist who, in one particularly memorable session, threw some psycho-techno jargon at me about my coping skills.  “When you are trying to figure something out, you’re what we call a [insert sounds the adults in the … Continue reading

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Early Morning Serenity

There are many factors that have conspired to make me an early morning riser.  First:  a reliance on public transportation to get to and from work.  I need to leave my apartment around 6:15am to catch my morning train, which … Continue reading

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Changing the Diet – eh, Lifestyle

Like any other holiday season aficionado, I consumed entirely too much sugar throughout the month of December.  Peppermint mochas.  Cookies.  Candies.  Pastries.  Pies.  I feel a diabetic coma coming on just thinking about everything I ate. And I know I’m … Continue reading

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