I was going to go out and train for a marathon, maybe run a few miles… but the high temp forecast here in the Pacific Northwest is hovering around the ridiculously freakin’ hot level (100 degrees), so I will stay safely inside and work, blog, and paint. 2,734 more words
Tags » Compartmentalization
When I can’t stop myself from analyzing, I like to use such situations to my advantage. After all, self-actualization is the name of the game and I like to think that I can stretch my mind sideways in order to understand, not only the way world works, but the way in which my inner sanctum operates. 1,026 more words
We all have expectations of ourselves and one another and truthfully the two seldom align. Maybe you’ve run across a situation where someone disappoints you. A negative emotional reaction takes place and, not liking what you experience, you decide to stuff every bit of bitterness and heartache into a figurative box. 780 more words
The longer we live, the more stuff – literally and figuratively – we drag along with us.
Career, family, regrets, achievements, friends, dreams, conflicts, promises, goals – all of these take up the valuable – and limited – real estate inside our heads. 298 more words
Travel plans, summer plans, USMLE step exams, relationships, parents, finances, school, and the list goes on and on and on and on!
Sitting in lecture yesterday, a professor that I didn’t have a lot of respect for really took me by surprise for several reasons. 125 more words
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As a young entrepreneur I often get asked this question: “How do you deal with ____________ (insert word here: pressure, people, balance, challenges, family, etc)?”