Trust yourself

I know, I know.  Sounds like all the self-help books out there.  Well, sometimes the self-help books have the right idea.  Here’s the thing, though.  Trusting yourself really means trusting Yourself.  Not all the things that your family and your friends have told you, not the things that social media teaches you, not the things that ‘everyone knows’ are true. …Details

It’s all small stuff

Know that saying ‘Don’t sweat the small stuff. It’s all small stuff.’  Well, yes.  In the end, unless you’re a Marvel comic’s super hero or a brain surgeon or a rocket scientist, it’s all small stuff.  So don’t sweat it.  But do pay attention to it. …Details

So where do you go from here?

So what do you do once you’ve tried something and it didn’t turn out the way you thought?  You have a college degree but there is no job out there for you and you’re back living at home with your parents…your marriage is trashed and he’s gone and now you have a baby to take care of…you followed your dream and now you are in a town with no friends and no family and no money and no idea what to do…you’ve got your dream job and you hate it and realize it’s not what you want to be doing at all… Any of this sound familiar? …Details

It’s not about wars.

This is Memorial Day.  With all its odd mixture of Nationalist rhetoric, pro/anti-war sentiment, sadness for he fallen, vague guilt that we should feel/do/be something we aren’t, anger that we are something we never wanted to be, and the need to stop the hurting. …Details