(Part of a series on relationship anxiety) An over analytic brain never stops trying to understand. We seek to figure out how the world works, how we work, how come if we add a + b we might get c, but sometimes we get y. It’s seriously never ending and we could ride that train … More Why All the ‘Why’s’?
“Comparison is the thief of joy.” I recite this quote to myself almost daily, try to remind myself of it when I’m scrolling through social media, and maybe perhaps should get it tattooed on my forehead so I can see it every time I look in the mirror. Because, the thing is, I compare myself … More The Comparison Trap
When I was in college, my friends and I would often take week long camping trips during the Summer. One of our favorite places was in Canada, near Lake Huron and sand dunes, where we could sprawl out over several campsites, far away from the rest of the world, and spend our time swimming, eating, … More On the Pinery and Pining
For the past four days I’ve been in Colorado. Flew into Denver, drove to Breckenridge and did some snowboarding, then headed to Colorado Springs for a few days to spend time with friends who live there. Coming from the midwest, flying into a place that is also cold and snowy might not seem like a … More When life isn’t all sunshine