We Need a Second “Golden Rule”

By Troy Headrick I want to thank “Hamish,” a thoughtful young man from New Zealand.  His comment on my last Pointless Overthinking piece inspired this.  By the way, Hamish blogs.  You should have a look at his work. In the comment I’ve referred to, Hamish writes, “I’ve been slowly figuring out over the past little... Continue Reading →

Gratefulness and Point of Focus

Hi everyone! Happy Sundays! I have recently been warned by a friend of mine that I sometimes tend to see one negative in my life and forget the fact that I have so many things going on just fine. So, I thought this is worth discussing here. There are many things I can be grateful... Continue Reading →

Sigmund Freud Explained This

By Troy Headrick We’ve seen them on the internet.  The YouTube archives are full to the brim of examples.  I’m talking about mobile phone footage of people protesting the requirement that they wear masks when entering businesses and other public places.  Often, once confronted about not donning an acceptable nose and mouth covering, these angry... Continue Reading →

Why giving up doesn’t work

Provided by Bobbie Herron from Aloft with Inspiration A few weeks ago I posted a piece called “Final Chapter…” At the time I had every reason to believe that I would need to discontinue my blog, sketching, teaching art, reading for pleasure…all the activities that had given meaning to my life thusfar, all because of... Continue Reading →

Achieving Impossible Goals

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”- Paulo Coelho I have forever had this idea of myself that I don't finish what I start. I have had this belief that I get really excited about things at the start of something but then I just sort of... Continue Reading →

The Space Between.

Realize, 2020. Riverhead, New York. Original Photo by SnapDragon X. All rights reserved, yo. I think there is great beauty in the space between: The space between sleep. The space between our brown-bagged lunches. The space between radio commercials. Life. It clicks by: In the flashes of headlights. The clanking of spoons. The aching of... Continue Reading →

Types of Ego: Which one do you have?

Hi everyone! I want to talk about the human ego because it has been occupying my mind recently. I want to discuss types of egos I have observed. Disclaimer: This is not based on psychological studies, but rather based on my observation. So, don’t take it as ultimate truth but evaluate it for yourselves and... Continue Reading →

How To Find Courage Through Chaos

By Ellen Jayne | The dawn of a new decade, a fresh era, daunting dreams and prodigious plans—2020 forecasted a favorable year. Jump to July and 2020 has been a whirlwind of woeful world events. Did anyone else feel like they were concurrently downward spiraling with the world's events? I had, too, until I realized I couldn't live like that anymore.

If you are in my life, you are good.

Hi everyone! How are you all doing? I had some interesting experiences recently with some people and that brought to my mind the question of how we should see the people who walk into our lives. I tend to think that anything we experience is ultimately good. Some are just good. Some are good by... Continue Reading →

The Blame Game

“Blame doesn't empower you. It keeps you stuck in a place you don't want to be because you don't want to make the temporary, but painful decision, to be responsible for the outcome of your own life's happiness.”- Shannon L. Alder Let's be honest...we have all played the Blame Game. It is easy to do... Continue Reading →

We Are All A Little Broken

“You are damaged and broken and unhinged. But so are shooting stars and comets.”― Nikita Gill If you have read some of my previous posts you are aware that I did not have an easy childhood...but then who among us has? You work with what you have, not what you wish for. I knew I was... Continue Reading →

If today was your last day?

Hi everyone! How are you all doing today? Is life treating you well? I hope it is, because we will talk about it today. Recently, I thought about an important question and was very happy with my own answer. The question was: What would I wish I was doing differently if I knew it was... Continue Reading →

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