With social media as it is, we’re constantly surrounded with the “best” of others.
The best angle.
The best outfit.
The best news.
The best attitude.
Sure, while the mainstream media might often show us the worst of others, what we pick and choose to show about ourselves through social media is often the best we have to offer.
And I can relate. I understand the desire to show ourselves the way we want to be seen, and to leave out the other – not so pretty – details. I find myself doing it as well.
Continue reading “The Day I Got Engaged Was One of the Worst Days of My Life”
I’ve had a hard time lately with where I am in my life. This isn’t a repeat of my last post, I promise. It’s just the truth, and it needed to be said again.
And it’s not that everything is going wrong…there are actually a lot of things going right. But often I find myself getting caught up in a sense of “what am I doing?”
Continue reading “I Guess This Is Who I Am Right Now”
I don’t really know what direction to go with my life.
That’s a scary thing to admit. Nobody gets all warm and fuzzy knowing that there doesn’t seem to be any direction to their future.
I mean, maybe some people do. Maybe there are those out there who love the feeling of not having commitments and being able to wake up every day not knowing what’s going to happen.
But that’s not me.
Continue reading “Following My Dreams Doesn’t Pay the Bills”
I don’t remember exactly why I started thinking about addiction last week, but over the years I’ve noticed that most people don’t understand it. Even addicts fail to understand it themselves, and spend years addressing the wrong issue.
Be aware as you read this that I don’t like the word “addict”, as I feel it’s a poor way to define somebody with so many other qualities. But I’ll be using it in this post to make it easier to refer to those with an addiction.
Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Addiction”