One word theme for 2017

Post Inspriation: One Word 2017: When The Words Don't Seem Right, What Do You Do? by The Spectacled Bean This was an interesting idea that I had to steal. I'm not a resolutions supporter as I wrote here, but this idea of a one word theme was intriguing. Taking a single word and using it … Continue reading One word theme for 2017

As we head into Christmas…

This isn't my time of year, various posts in my archives all around this time show a common theme. While I generally don't get excited or drunk on the Christmas spirit, that doesn't mean I Scrooge on others that do. My approach is to establish clear boundaries with people so they know that I don't … Continue reading As we head into Christmas…

Music assistance for my brain

If you've been following me for a while and reading the Three Things Thursday posts (thanks to Emily at Full-Grown Nerd for that), you'll have noticed the full album recommendations at the bottom. Whether you actually listen to them or not is not important, it's the reason I'm doing in the first place that is important. … Continue reading Music assistance for my brain

Holiday season relief for an introvert

It's no secret, yup, I'm an introvert. I prefer long stretches of time where it appears to an uninformed person that I may in fact be catatonic and unresponsive to external stimuli. I've never drooled on myself and why should I, I'm actually rather quite busy inside my own head. I'm a calm lake, windless … Continue reading Holiday season relief for an introvert

What #Introverts Want You to Know about the Typing Indicator

Yesterday I was trading tweets, DMs, and Facebook messages with my friend and fellow INFJ @TaraSkurtu. She had expressed that the Facebook typing indicator (not to be confused with the Myers-Briggs… Source: What #Introverts Want You to Know about the Typing Indicator I've been following @INFJoe for a while and have enjoyed seeing his cartoons … Continue reading What #Introverts Want You to Know about the Typing Indicator

How perception defines our view of the world and ourselves

All of the time I've spent on self-reflection and inner feelings reminded me of a recent science show on how perception can change drastically with seemingly identical subjects. Take for instance the compelling example of Abraham Lincoln, which most people immediately recognize when they see the below picture. He was the 16th President of the … Continue reading How perception defines our view of the world and ourselves

3 types of people I tolerate, but would rather avoid

There are some people in this world that really put me in a bad mental space. The types of people who suck your limited energy and demand so much of you that its easier to avoid them rather than engage them. There are all kinds of people in the world that have been shaped by … Continue reading 3 types of people I tolerate, but would rather avoid