Bad Days Happen I think that a lot of us have our ideas a bit twisted. Many of us believe that living a peaceful life means always being calm, never becoming upset, and only producing positive thoughts. Well, I'm here to tell you that the ideas listed above are completely unrealistic. We are human beings, … Continue reading Giving Yourself The Freedom To Be Pissed
Embracing Your Interests And Curiosities I'm sure that we all have a few oddities that contributes to the people that we are--perhaps, some interests or hobbies that do not reflect our cultures or outer selves. To avoid criticisms and judgements from those who may not understand our unusual interests, we might choose to enjoy our … Continue reading Not Feeling Guilty About Our Guilty Pleasures.
Staying In The Game The day that I learned about the particulars of Borderline Personality Disorder was one of the hardest days that I've had to endure thus far. The first thing that came to mind was: "Most likely, I once had a chance at being great at something. Everything that I have done, been … Continue reading Darkness, Static, & Light
A Short Story About Brandi Badd Ass A while back, I was having trouble staying in balance. Suddenly, I started losing weight. I wasn't trying to, and I had been eating as much as I usually do. Within a few weeks I had lost nearly twenty pounds; I was barely 100 pounds. I would also … Continue reading Returning To The Good Vibes Zone
Changing Your Mind Is Fine I'm not sure how many of you visit the Afrologik website, or if most of you read it via email. For those of you who do visit the website, you've noticed that I've changed some things. Well, actually, I've changed everything except the content. Why, you ask? Because I became … Continue reading When You Become Bored…
10 Reasons Why A "Plan B" Isn't Necessary “Plan B", "Alternate Strategy”, “Back Up Plans” are all very practical and safe reasonings. After all, we have all been conditioned to think with the logic of the cliche “Plan A is always have a ‘Plan B’”. We all feel much safer knowing that we have several systems in … Continue reading Plan “A” Is All That You Need
How To NOT Take Yourself Too Seriously If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times--ADULTING SUCKS! It's overly consumed with responsibility and accountability--two things that have never been associated with fun. Even when we get a chance to let go for a while, we eventually have to remind ourselves of things like: … Continue reading It’s Really Not That Serious…
Loving Your Flaws When Others Do Not "If you've not been criticized, booed, jeered, or such; it's not because you have no flaws, but because you don't count so much" ~Danny Thomas I fell in love with that poem when I heard Danny Thomas say it at the end of a Dean Martin's Celebrity Roast … Continue reading Feeling Good About YOU!
2 Steps To Not Giving A Shit I know that the title is more pungent than usual, but that was the softest word that I could use to articulate my point. I suppose that I could have said something like, "Saying That You Don't Care, And Then Not Caring", but that really does not illustrate … Continue reading Saying, “I Don’t Give A Shit”, And Then Actually Not Giving A Shit!
Just a few moments ago, I went to the store to buy a nice bottle of Merlot (my favorite wine). I placed the bottle on the counter to be rung up by the cashier. The cashier; a man that I assumed to be in his early 40's like myself, had a goatee with flecks of … Continue reading 12 Steps To Staying Youthful