Wanting To Disappear. The Ugly Side Of Life Online

It’s 3AM and I am upset.  Frustrated.  Sad.  I kind of want to disappear from every possible online presence I can.  I have been sitting here for at least 30 minutes trying to think of reasons why I shouldn’t.  Sounds pretty dramatic I know, but when I feel overwhelmed with this amount of negativity, I

Overcoming Doubt and Facing Fear Head On

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines doubt as follows: “a feeling of not knowing what to believe or what to do, or the condition of being uncertain.” Doubt itself is a byproduct of fear.  Fear of failure, fear of losing, fear of falling short of goals, etc.   Every individual has a different capacity for risk taking,

Grandmama, Say Hi To Grandaddy For Me

Clara Jean was known as ‘Mother’ to her children, ‘Grandmama Jean’ to her Grandchildren, and ‘Great-Great Mama’ to her Great Grandchildren.   My maternal Grandmother passed away this morning at 6AM.  She was 90 years old.  Her husband, my maternal Grandfather, passed away around 30 years ago.  I don’t think she ever really got over

Birds of a Feather Nomad Together

Birds of a feather flock together.  Remember that saying?  I think we nomads are sometimes a bit like birds.  We have built a supportive community around us, traveling both solo and together, adventuring to different locations depending on the weather, and taking advantage (in a good way) of the natural resources available to us. 

I Hope You Find The Happiness In Life You’re Looking For

I was helping a coworker in another state by phone the other day.  I asked how his day was going, made a comment on the state he was in, and in turn, he asked where I was.  I replied with my typical “Unfortunately I’m stuck in Arizona right now” comment.  Most people chuckle or laugh

Meditation Practices And Their Purpose In My Life

I started meditating several years ago and have found the practice to be extremely helpful in keeping stress and anxiety at bay.  A few months ago, while reading Wishes Fulfilled by Dr. Wayne Dyer, I started adding bedtime ‘I AM’ affirmation meditations to my routine.  As I go to bed each night I close my

A Podcast, Random Kindness, Money, And More

I have a little bit to say about a lot of things today.  I usually like to stay focused on one topic, but the last 7 days have been a little bit of crazy, so this is what you get when that happens.