Today I thought I would talk more about my illness and what makes it so insidious. Yesterday, I spoke to … Continue reading I’m Not an Asshole. I have an illness: Part 4
Euthymia is the psychological term for a normal, moderately positive mood. It is what most people experience day-to-day. It is what I … Continue reading I’m Not an Asshole. I have an illness: Part 3
The system is setup so that when you are suicidal, you are supposed to go to an ER for evaluation. … Continue reading I’m Not an Asshole. I have an illness: Part 2
There is an African drumming circle outside my window. It is 9:00 pm. Why are they playing in the dark? … Continue reading I’m Not an Asshole. I Have an Illness: Part 1
Taking things personally means to see them as being directed at you as a punishment or retaliation. For example, I … Continue reading The Costs of Taking Things Personally
The secret to happiness is keeping your appreciation high and your expectations low. —-Misquote of a misquote supposedly attributed to … Continue reading Gratitude, Expectations, Humility, Contentment, Ambition and Success
There are two kinds of vulnerability. The first is the type that comes from living authentically with an open heart. … Continue reading How can one overcome emotional vulnerability?