Advice · Current events · Kansas City · Research

Searching for Truth and Purpose

My post-election blog post, which elicited some interesting comments through Facebook, mentioned my intention to join up with some nonprofits or local political organizations in order to combat the regressive policies that are sure to come under a Republican-majority government. My first foray into this world was through a rather large organization here in Kansas… Continue reading Searching for Truth and Purpose

Inspiration · Minimalism · Relationships · Writing

A Perfect Storm

Have you ever noticed that there can sometimes be a “perfect storm” of ideas that seem to bombard you one right after another? Has your life ever changed, dramatically, in a few short months, shifting your entire worldview? Well, it’s happened to me. It’s happening right now. In my previous post, Discovering Minimalism, I talked… Continue reading A Perfect Storm

Current events

A Red Government: my post-election battle plan

Like many others, I was shocked to my core early Wednesday morning when Hillary conceded the election to Trump as the country went red. I invited my boyfriend, L, over Tuesday night to hang out and see “which tumor we’ll get–benign or malignant.” What started out as a somewhat fun, relaxed evening turned into something… Continue reading A Red Government: my post-election battle plan

Advice · Anxiety · Self reflection

My take: living with anxiety

  I’ve mentioned before that I have a social anxiety disorder. I’m not alone in the world. Approximately 15 million people over 18, or 6.8% of the United States, have been diagnosed with social anxiety disorder. If you look at all anxiety disorders, the statistic broadens to 40 million adults or 18% of Americans. And I… Continue reading My take: living with anxiety