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Genie on the Bottle

What a different experience Major Nelson would have had if his precious genie had been on the bottle instead of in it.  Of course the nature of situation comedy is that chaos must ensue, and so there was a lot of that to go around.   489 more words

Commentary

Slowed Down My Mind

Okay, so here’s what I did last week. My son & I got sick with the flu. The flu forced me to stop, to hesitate, to slow down my ramping hypomania. 519 more words

About Mental Health

The Emptiness of Customer Satisfaction

This morning I read two contrasting pieces:  Maria Popova’s wise commentary on Josef Pieper’s Leisure, the Basis of Culture, and Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld’s… 1,086 more words

Culture

Wise words...

“Juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – work, family, health, friends and spirit … and you’re keeping all of these in the air. 145 more words

Idolized Cultural Norms and It's Traps

As a woman who is a natural workaholic, I can safely say that I have a tendency to overwork myself. I grew up subconsciously thinking being a workaholic was healthy. 1,100 more words

Lifestyle

Feeling Anxious? Put Down Your Screens and Improve Your Life, Creative Lawyers

Lawyers are some of the most anxious people I know. As I’ve written about before, high anxiety is so common in the profession that many attorneys don’t even understand that there are other ways of being. 1,672 more words

Associate Life

Daily Riches: Why We Can't Slow Down (Vincent de Paul, Thoreau, Pete Scazzero, and Andréana Lefton)

“The one who hurries delays the things of God.” Vincent de Paul

“Nothing can be more useful to a man than a determination not to be hurried.” H. 330 more words

Busyness