To commemorate Pule and those who live with loss.
When sea divers dive deep, they can’t arise to the surface too quickly…their lungs will burst. When Kimmy Schmidt stepped into the 21st century after being held captive in an underground fake-cult for 15 years, everything about her was….in the past. Same with this guy, held underground for 35 years because of a fake bomb, … More Baby Steps are the Only Steps
~A Commentary on Romance, Life and Cancer~ Cancer statistics grow boring. Anyone can look around and see its prevalence: magazine covers, blog articles, a relative’s unexpected diagnosis, a friend’s predicted one, a coworker takes leave off work, a distant acquaintance mentioned in a conversation, “Oh did you hear? She died last year of cancer.” Not … More Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow…or with Cancer?
When people tell me to meditate I always think, I am. All the time. I’m a walking meditation; I stare off into space, I think about space, I’m careful to never lose sight of the cosmic picture creating the backdrop to even the smallest conversations… “Wow Easter bunnies for sale?” “Of all the random occurrences … More How to Become a Buddha
Finding Felicity: A blog aiming to raise awareness to patient autonomy and Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a debilitating cancer with personal significance. This site, albeit with a public health agenda, embraces the notion that raising awareness can be accomplished in tandem with any interesting writing, regardless of the topic. A Therapeutic Passage. A cultural segue to … More Madness
What is it about change everyone hates? Well for one, we’re alive so we dislike change because we know nothing BUT the state of being alive. Life is monotonous, we really only know how to be alive, not dead or floating in the afterlife, in any other higher state like paranormal phantom embodiment, or long morphing … More 14 Signs You Hate Change
What’s your idea of therapy?
– seeing a psych? Boring.
– Colour therapy? Wearapy
– chores. Sounds crazy?
– Water therapy! From swimming to spa baths … More Do-It-Yourself Therapy
I used to keep a stack of ‘Sin’ flashcards in my coat pocket. Gluttony. Selfishness. Anger. Sloth. Greed. Lust. Envy. Pride. Wrath. Neglect. Vanity. Deception. And I’d take them out and go over them, thinking how horrible I’d been that day, ranking them in order of which defined me best. When I talked to people, … More Sins and Secrets
What is bravery? A question I ask myself often. Usually when walking alone down dark alleys, when talking to homeless people, going to Martial Arts classes, traveling to different countries, meeting strangers with twitchy eyes. Maybe asking for another fork cause I dropped my first one, getting yelled at by obnoxious drunkards, or eating Cheetos … More Buts about Brave
I’ve been trying out this new thing called Twitter. Maybe you’ve heard of it? It’s got this concept called the “hashtag” to make you more discoverable. I’m on the “twitter-sphere” and I be tweeting away but sometimes I just can’t get the flow. You know? Well, a new “hashtag” has been floating around in the … More 2014 in 5 Words