There was an interesting article in the New York Times that referenced the proliferation of cell phone use by visitors of national parks. It is creating an interesting but dangerous mindset. People are beginning to believe they can take much greater risks because, hey, if something bad happens they can just phone the park ranger. It is an interesting article on how invincible we think we are when in reality we are quite misguided and frail.
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 […]
Things have been a bummer lately. The economy is devastated, the weather is strange, and oh, we have a pandemic on our hands. How does one persist in hope when things seem so hopeless? Here are my suggestions based on the acronym H.O.P.E. H: Hone your mental fortitude. This is a way of thinking that […]