Lately I’ve seen a LOT of posts on social media by people who are stressed out, exhausted, or overwhelmed by the holidays. For some, it’s the lengthiness of their holiday to-do list, for others, it’s a minefield of emotional triggers, and for even others, it’s something else entirely. Whatever the cause promoting all this negativity … Continue reading Winter Holiday Overwhelm
This concept of thankful Thursday is more complex than it may initially appear. It can easily be misused to brag about how great our lives are, and may contribute to the misperception that our lives are perfect, so common in social media. Contributing to that misperception isn’t only in conflict with truth, it’s also alienating … Continue reading Thankful Thursday: Truth
Happy Caturday! Just a peaceful, fuzzy face to help brighten your weekend. Gotta love lapcats!
You hear me? People will frequently say that “failure is not an option,” which we have interpreted to mean that we’re not allowed to fail. But that same phrase can be read another way. Failure is not an option, it’s a certainty. If you want success, real success, first you must fail. Failure is how … Continue reading Failure is Not Optional
I think I first discovered the book, A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, as part of the series, A Song of Ice and Fire, back in 2000, when the third book was released. Not having paid television, I didn’t hear about the TV series until it started winning awards. I tried to hold out as long … Continue reading Book Review: A Game of Thrones