By Troy Headrick I’d like to do something a bit different in this blog. It’ll start with me posting a fascinating TED Talk by Leon Berg. The title of his presentation is “The Power of Listening: An Ancient Practice for Our Future.” By the way, before I tell you the true aim of this post,... Continue Reading →
We try to make some sense out of this weird brutal world. The problem is that the sense we’re making has the power f*ck us up inside and that’s what really matters. WE are the ones seeing the world so WE are the ones deciding how it is and we can only do it... Continue Reading →
By Troy Headrick It’s funny the things that inspire me, that trigger an idea that then turns into a piece of writing or a work of art. A couple of days ago, I saw a series of photographs of Donald Trump, America’s pathetic president, playing golf about the same time the nation was expecting its... Continue Reading →
Excess of anything is bad and when this obsession goes unchecked, you should really stop and ask yourself: Is Social Media Toxic?
Provided by Danielle Davis from The Nurse's Heart “Flowers don’t open and close according to who is walking by. They open and show their beauty regardless.” - Rebecca Campbell A recent realization I have had is that I struggle with using my voice or "speaking my truth." I know I am not alone in this. I... Continue Reading →
By Troy Headrick I want to thank my parents and grandparents for bringing me up the way they did. The lessons they taught and the skills they instilled are serving me well at this challenging time. In fact, they have always served me well. Until the age of eight, I was an only child. I... Continue Reading →
Hi all, I have been thinking of something lately. If someone asked me who I am, what would I say? Other than the obvious demographic information of course. And I realized I do not have a good answer to that. I tried to define myself without association to anyone or any job. Assume I am... Continue Reading →
By Ellen Jayne | I'm sure you've heard the phrases "live in the moment," or "just live in the now." Easier said than done. The irony remains, the more you think about living in the moment, the less you can actually live in the moment.
Silent Shrug, 2015. Belgium. Original Photo by SnapDragon X.All rights reserved. What is with us humans? Why do we have a tendency to trivialize other people's problems, but when they happen to us, it's the end of the effing world? We compartmentalize for our friends: Hey, at least you don't have to worry about: the... Continue Reading →
You must have read so many times that winning is not just luck; it is a habit, a lifestyle! So in this article I will try to sum up 4 Steps of Strategic Planning to win at life.
In my quarantine story I talk about how I have managed to cope so far and the thought process that helped me in doing so.
By Troy Headrick In my last blog, “Some Musings on the Concept of ‘Normal,’” I had an interesting exchange, in the comments section, with Danielle Davis, a really talented blogger who writes at The Nurse's Heart. Danielle wrote: Thank you for the honest perspective. I am personally enjoying this pause in “normal life” and looking... Continue Reading →
Hi all, This week's post is a collaboration post. Khizer and I wrote this post together. Go check his blog. If you like Pointlessoverthinking, you will like his posts as well. He posts about self-reflection, personal development etc. and he is very insightful at that. Having said that, enjoy the post below and let me... Continue Reading →
Slice it Up, 2019. Original Photo by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved. If I could start all over again, I'd only focus on my body being strong. The hell with the numbers. If I could start all over again, I'd go into meetings with confidence. I have a right to be here. If I could... Continue Reading →
By Troy Headrick With the exception of LinkedIn, I’ve totally gotten off of social media. When I quit posting on Twitter and Facebook—quite a long time ago now—I went cold turkey and stayed clean for many months. Early in March 2020, just as the COVID-19 situation was beginning to ramp up in the United States,... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone, Welcome to another Sunday post about my quarantine reflections! This is turning into a weekly report of what I contemplate most on that given week. In my post last week (here), I talked about emotional ups and downs quarantine is causing us to experience. So, this week, I thought a bit more on... Continue Reading →
Provided by Marushka from Skeleton At The Feast There are many good arguments on behalf of contentment. I am in fact completely in favor of contentment, so if you find yourself at peace with your life please don’t read any further - because today I make the case for a creature called Dissatisfaction. What is this... Continue Reading →
Just Another Human, 2018. Acrylic on Paper. Original Painting by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved. I interrupt your regularly-scheduled blog reading to say: SnapDragon is not okay. Well, wait. That's an exaggeration. I'm all right. I guess what I mean is: I get scared. I get overwhelmed. I get burned out. Don't get me wrong.... Continue Reading →
Hi all, How is everyone doing? I think most of us got used to this quarantine changes. That is what I feel, at least. But I have been noticing some things that tell me I am not fully adapted in my subconscious yet. One such point is that I have cycles of feeling good and... Continue Reading →
Yesterday I ate a piece of chocolate. Just a single square, wrapped in a golden foil. It had been chilled in the fridge. I like sweets this way. The cold and creamy sweetness danced on my taste buds. I savored it. For it was just another fleeting moment in time. . . . SnapDragon is... Continue Reading →