“Your perception of me, is a reflection of you. My reaction to you is an awareness of me.” – Unknown. What do you do when you look at yourself in the mirror? Maybe you comb your hair or have a shave. Maybe you brush and floss your teeth. Maybe you correct your posture. Maybe you examine … More The People Mirror Effect
“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 … More We Are All A Little Broken
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 political nature of Academia; gas prices; sibling rivalry; no buffer zone; … More SnapDragon Speaks: On The Unwritten Page.
Why do we get jealous? It’s inevitable, really. Because for a time, in one way or another, we all feel it. She’s so much skinnier than me. *pout* He has a summer house he never even uses. *scowl* They pop out a kid every other year. *eye roll* Why, Dear Reader, can’t we simply be … More SnapDragon Speaks: On Jealousy.