Allowing Yourself To Be Vulnerable In my quest for some level of mental stability, I sometimes find myself quite angry, which usually leads to sadness. This is no good because I really do work hard to stay in the good vibes zone, but how can I stay in the zone when I have trouble finding … Continue reading Taking Care of Your “Right Now’s”
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
How To Handle Introductions To Unpleasant People Have you ever met someone that you instantly did not like? I’m sure that at some point we have all experienced this. It's not always a bad thing. I had an experience a few years ago where I was invited to a friends house and when I arrived, … Continue reading I Know We Just Met, But I Don’t Think I Like You
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
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!
The Art of Checking Yourself Do you ever wonder why it seems that wherever you go and whatever you do, you tend to meet the same types of people? If you are constantly being aligned with good people, then meeting good people is your expectation and the universe is meeting your expectation in a good … Continue reading You Are What You Attract
How To Offer Words of Advice Have you ever had a bad day and wanted to talk to someone about it? So, you go through your mental Rolodex to find a good ear -- someone who will not only listen but perhaps offer a few words to get you through whatever your current situation is. … Continue reading Know Your Audience
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