Random Questions – Post #5

If you’re new to our “weird/random/oversharing” corner of the Internet, or, if you need a refresher, check out Random Questions – Post #1.  For the veterans, welcome home.  Make yourself comfortable!  Random Question #5 Who are you?  How do you define yourself?  Are you who you’re related to?  Your career?  Your interests?  Your quirks?  So… … Continue reading Random Questions – Post #5

Please…help…

The Smiths #SmithPartyOf3 I'm not one to ask for money. But, this isn't for - or about - me. My best friend, my hetero-lifemate, and adopted sister, her darling husband who dotes on her, and my nephew, need help. I know everyone is strapped for cash. But please donate. And please share the GoFundMe fundraiser. … Continue reading Please…help…

Everyone’s A Critic – How To Turn Off Negative Thoughts, Part 2

In Everyone’s A Critic – How To Turn Off Negative Thoughts, Part 1, I shared some of the negative thoughts that plague me & tips from my stress management course on “unpacking” them. TANGENT:  If anyone knows the origin of the phrase “unpacking” to mean digging deeper into understanding a subject, please tell me all … Continue reading Everyone’s A Critic – How To Turn Off Negative Thoughts, Part 2

Everyone’s a Critic: How to Turn Off Negative Thoughts, Part 1

For a long time, I’ve wanted to talk about a free stress management course my gym offered.  Unfortunately, ever time I started, a voice in the back of my head piped up: “Stop, you idiot!  No one cares what you have to say.  No one will read your posts.  A 5th-grader could write better than … Continue reading Everyone’s a Critic: How to Turn Off Negative Thoughts, Part 1