This past Monday, I took time over my lunch hour for an appointment with Nate, my counselor. With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's been almost three months since we've met. We spent a few minutes making small talk, catching up on how our respective Christmases went and how the year has … Continue reading Prepper
This won't be a long post, because we have a lot going on today. That said, I was feeling slightly guilty after a conversation with a co-worker yesterday. We were catching up on how our year has gone so far and she casually mentioned that she hasn't seen me post in a while. It caught … Continue reading Tick Tock
Well, here we are folks. We made it to 2017. The year of invest is here. Last year, I made six goals and achieved three of them. This year, I decided to take a different approach. As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed last week, I stumbled upon a link to an intriguing article … Continue reading NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!
This year, a lot of people will make resolutions and then immediately break them. Why? Because they’re not really resolving to do anything different. They’re just wishing. - Jeff Goins Lets just level set right off the bat: I'm guilty of this. So are you. We all are. The new year rolls around, full of … Continue reading The Theme For 2017 Is…
When I was a teenager and living with my dad in Kansas, my mom welcomed two dogs into her home: A Dachshund named Jack and a Cocker/Japanese Spaniel named Bailey. They were never "my" dogs (that distinction would go to my youngest sister), but during summer breaks and when I moved back home in 2004, … Continue reading Saying Goodbye is the Hardest Part
My theme for 2016 was intentionality. I chose this theme because, "my biggest problem is that I'm lazy and lack discipline in areas of personal growth. I try and stick with something, but soon lose the will to continue over time." To that end, I picked the following goals to achieve: At the end of 2016, … Continue reading A Look Back at 2016
A few weeks ago, I went in for my annual vision check-up. As part of the exam, they do a blood pressure reading. I suffer from white coat hypertension when I have to get my blood pressure taken, which basically means I get anxious and my reading can be higher than normal in clinical settings. … Continue reading Dr. Strangemeds or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying & Love the Drugs