Not everyone benefits from a happy person! Sometimes, a sad person is exactly what one needs. Simpatico, I suppose. (But always be yourself; you don’t need to be sad to be sympathetic.) I am a naturally cheerful soul. Fine, I’m goofy! I am convinced that it is my purpose on earth to spread the sunshine.…… Continue reading No right or wrong emotion
I am tempted to tell you that I will do and be as you would like me to [do and be] just so you would stay because it is the easy route to take but that would render me inauthentic and out of integrity. Therefore, as we stand at an intersection, I must turn one…… Continue reading The right thing
Last week, as I embarked on my new adventure, my fellow earth-inhabitants saw it fitting to stir my otherwise peaceful, albeit exhausted, mind and being. Fortunately, my exposure only occurred on Saturday. I would like to address the POTUS first to get it out of the way. (I must say though that I did not…… Continue reading Last week… homo sapiens and social media
It is the 5th day of the month, of the new year, and although I managed to work on my laptop for a couple of hours yesterday, the holiday bug is still in my system. Nevertheless, it should not mean no blogging so I decided that there is nothing wrong with mobile phone blogging. Without…… Continue reading Setting up 2018
To care or not to care? I took one of those Facebook quizzes. Apparently, I am the caregiver! I am the “mother figure: the selfless caregiver and helper”. Me? Caregiver? Never! Back in the good ol’ days, the quiz’s result wouldn’t have been so incredulous as I was naive and gullible. I was even a…… Continue reading Do I care?
Originally posted on Theresa Barker – Lab Notes:
This week I was reading fellow writer-poet-blogger Luanne Castle’s blog, in which she described a typical day in her life (“Typical Tuesday with Luanne Castle”). Then today I read the blog of my writing friend and collaborator Anne J in which she talked about a rushed and…
Sometimes, it really is fine to let life get to me. Then, just let it be. It is okay to allow frustration and anxiety to overwhelm my entire being. It is all right to feel my brain on the brink of explosion… that it can no longer organize information for others (so they may just…… Continue reading Finding Joy II: On the edge of sanity