How To Be, Effortlessly

How To Be, Effortlessly

“To be, or not to be.” That is, in fact, the question. Hamlet, of course, was defining being as living, so when he asked this question he was asking whether it was better to be alive or not. To me that point is moot since I believe that we ARE, and will continue to BE forever. In this respect, I’m a bit of Buddhist – I don’t believe that our existence begins at conception and ends with death – but that’s a topic for a different time perhaps, and one that bears…

On Heartbreak and Happiness

On Heartbreak and Happiness

It’s okay to not be okay. Did you hear me? It is OKAY to not be okay. I want you to know this. I want you to know that you don’t have to hide your “not okayness” behind a fake smile or behind words like, “I’m fine” or “It’s okay” which only sharpen the edges of the “not okayness” that you are trying so desperately to swallow. It is okay to not be okay. To be hurt. To be angry. To be afraid. To be heartbroken. To be. Your job as…

When In Doubt… Do (Something)

When In Doubt… Do (Something)

Confession: I’m listening to country music right now… Crazy. I know. Hold up. That was the wrong confession… My bad. Let’s try that again. Confession (Take 2): I thought that once I got my first post out of the way, that writing the second one would be easy. I do, after all, have TONS that I want to write about, and I thought that the hard part would just be figuring out how to start. But I’ve been trying to write this second post since Sunday and well… it’s Thursday now….