This post is the most recent post in a series I am doing on my friends (and family!) who are doing cool things I want you to know about. You can read two other posts in this series here and here. In this post, I interview my friend, Justin Coutts. Justin blogs about and does… Continue reading What Celtic Spirituality Offers Us Today: An Interview With Justin Coutts
Should Congress impeach the President again? After the Capitol Attack this week, Congress immediately began discussing and then drafting articles of impeachment. Some people, horrified by the events at the Capitol, argue that Congress should impeach the President immediately. Others, some equally horrified and some not, suggest that impeaching the President a second time is… Continue reading Should Congress Impeach the President Again?
A Pro-Trump mob perpretrated a Capitol attack on Wedneday. They stormed the nation’s capitol, attempting to prevent Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential win. Photo by Cameron Smith, courtesy of Unsplash Four people died in the protests, including a police officer, and several were arrested for carrying “unlicensed or prohibited firearms”. In addition, Reuters reports… Continue reading The Capitol Attack: We Have an Opportunity
You might be a person who loves setting New Year’s goals, and that practice might work very well for you. Awesome. On the other hand, you may be a person who frequently sets such goals, only to discard them a few weeks or month later. The whole process may make you feel like a failure,… Continue reading Instead of Setting New Year’s Goals
I would like to introduce you to my new smoothie: Blueberry Nirvana. I drink smoothies for three main reasons: One: They taste awesome. Two: They make me feel awesome. Three: They are so colorful, and the more color I add to my life, the happier I am. I like making a big batch of smoothies… Continue reading Blueberry Nirvana: My New Smoothie
Do you have a word for the year, for 2021? When the year changes, many people like to choose a word that they hope defines the coming year. For example, I have heard people choose words like Focus, Thrive, Abundance, and Joy as their words for the year. The question is, does having a word… Continue reading Does Having a Word for the Year Help?
It is the one year anniversary of my transition to silver hair. Well, the actual date I decided to go silver is a little hazy in my memory. But it was about this time a year ago, and I am so grateful for my journey thus far. I Love Silver Hair Before I made the… Continue reading The One Year Anniversary of My Transition to Silver Hair
Do you struggle with perfectionism? If so, I have good news for you. For the next few weeks, I am writing a series of posts on overcoming perfectionism with playfulness. To kick it off, I want to examine the issue of perfectionism more in depth and help you figure out if you are a perfectionist.… Continue reading Do You Struggle with Perfectionism?
Here are some common sayings you might have heard: Follow your heart. If it feels good, do it. Your heart will tell you what to do. Now, if you are like most people in the world, you can think of some situations in which following advice like this is a very bad idea. For instance,… Continue reading Is “Follow Your Heart” Good Advice?
Here is a brief, tragic, and important history lesson, and it relates to your life today, I promise: In the mid-1800s, Ireland was struck by the now-infamous potato blight. It had devastating consequences on the Irish population. (You can find all of this information about the Irish Potato Famine and the immigration patterns associated with… Continue reading What the Irish Potato Famine and Weird Rumors Can Teach Us about Elections Today