I couldn't believe it when I saw this. But the more I thought about it, the more it made perfect sense. This is the contiguous United States visualized by distance to the nearest McDonald's. They're everywhere and their influence is tremendous. For the majority of children born in the last fifteen years, the first word out of their mouths was not "mama" or "dada". It was a brand, "Coke" or "McDonald's". Sooo, in this day and age of hyper-consumption, whose zooming who in our culture?
Life’s too short to spend breathing in bad relational air. There are people and organizations that have pollutants in their atmosphere. There are relationships in life that cause a slow leak in your spirit, leaving you flat over time. It’s often goes undetected and it’s not until you’re well into your ride that the problem […]
Whenever my neck or back begin to feel out of “whack”, I go to my favorite masseuses in the mall. They dig in deep and thoroughly into exhausted muscles to bring health and balance to a part of my body that is sore and tired. I do this fairly regularly. Yet when my thoughts begin […]
I’ve often wondered what evolutionary purpose depression serves. It’s been around as long as the human race has walked this earth. Because it has persisted so long and has not been phased out, it must be beneficial to our survival right? But why? As a person living under the diagnosis of bipolar, when I’m in […]