Say if you’re a Gryffindor, it means you can be brave and bold, but sometimes we’re Neville Longbottom and need to rise to that occasion and grow into that.
I make a point of marking my birthday with reviewing where I’ve come in the past year. I spoke in a prior post about the broader road traveled since I was a teenager, but my actual birthday this past Wednesday was a beautiful reminder of just how fantastic this past year has been. I can’t…
“But I did okay, didn’t I? I mean, I got, what, fifteen thousand years. That’s pretty good, isn’t it? I lived a pretty long time.” “You got what anybody gets, Bernie. You got a lifetime.” -Bernie & Death, Neil Gaiman’s Sandman I’m not prone to being a numbers person, but in two weeks I turn…
We all confront our demons at different paces and in different ways, and we realize our progress in different ways also, but keep going.
If you’ve been here before, you’re aware that I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety. Naturally, it rubs me the wrong way to see people making light of anxiety for the sake of jokes for likes on Twitter, because it undermines the real struggle I and many others have with anxiety that has at times been…
If there’s anything that starts to weigh us down it’s the potential of things that might or could have been, but aren’t. I think those are the living ghosts we can be haunted by that keep us up at night no matter how good things are.
“One of the most profound bits of advice on relationships I’ve ever been given is: find someone that can you ‘be alone’ with”
We don’t get to own the decision of who stays or goes the way we can put a book back on the shelf, but at least knowing and putting in the effort … that can make all the difference.
Drawful the Awful is out, I’ve started a new job, and what that all means as a turning of a new chapter to me.
A story from college on how a literal piece of poo caused me to realize that I’m an optimist.