Posts Tagged ‘self-help’

in the moment


going on vacation next week. going shopping tomorrow. company coming saturday. too often, we find ourselves looking forward to something. nothing is wrong with expectation, but when we look too much into the future, we forget to live in the moment. in the moment. right now, there might be someone in the room with you, […]



skies are crying i am watching catching teardrops in my hands only silence as it’s ending, like we never had a chance do you have to, make me feel like there is nothing left of me? you can take everything i have you can break everything i am like i’m made of glass like i’m […]



too many people say, “if i had this, i could die happy”. “if i met justin beiber, i would die happy”. “if i could just spend a day in europe, i would die happy”. too many people confuse the meanings of “happy” and “joyful”, i think. as someone who has lived with depression, i think […]

skewed reality


“probably the most important thing i can say about richard bachman is that he became real. not entirely, of course (he said with a nervous smile); i am not writing this in a delusive state. except …well …maybe i am.” – stephen king on his pseudonym my reality isn’t skewed. i know who i am. […]

i was raised to worry about what others thought of me. as dysfunctional as my family was, in public we presented the perfect family. three girls, with beautiful dresses, hair always combed, with headcoverings on top. three boys, wearing white shorts and knit vests. we were expected by our mother to act a certain way, […]

e and i were walking near madison square park, discussing hopes, dreams, desires, our futures. in a moment of ditziness, e said “my dad says ‘the world is your omelette‘.” “omelette?” i laughed. “don’t you mean ‘oyster’?” e laughed, and admitted her mistake, but as we walked on, i gave it some thought. why is […]