Noah Cyrus – Make Me (Cry) ft. Labrinth Make Me Cry  by Noah Cyrus ft. Labrinth, is a song written about how it feels to be in a pathological relationship. "I've never needed you like I do right now. Make Me (Cry) by Noah Cyrus ft. Labrinth, is a song written about how it feels to be in a pathological relationship. "I've … Continue reading Noah Cyrus – Make Me (Cry) ft. Labrinth

What if We Chose to Be Here?

It seemed like a simple question, but the more I pondered it the more I recognized it was rewriting how I told my story. For years, I've said, "I think I chose to be here" and in a recent conversation with a friend, I turned it around and said, "What if we all chose to … Continue reading What if We Chose to Be Here?

Are you Avoiding your Feelings?

Do you find yourself shopping when you don't need anything and spending more money than you have? Do you eat when you are not hungry and past the point of being full? Do you need a drink in order to face your day, or perhaps several? People do many things to distract themselves from their … Continue reading Are you Avoiding your Feelings?

Co-dependency and Narcissism

Bill was very nervous. He was walking very carefully, taking each step with care, making sure his foot was planted securely before taking the next. Great thought was put into how to proceed. He could be described as extremely circumspect. At this point, you may begin to form an image in your mind about the … Continue reading Co-dependency and Narcissism

The Bacon Conundrum

Are we the first generation to actually think we will beat death? Do we believe that if we do everything possible to keep ourselves alive as long as we can we'll be around when the cure for death is discovered and live forever? This smacks into reality when we consider whether or not we would want … Continue reading The Bacon Conundrum


In our fear based, sanitizer obsessed world, it is difficult to get your mind around the fact that we are exposed to each other's bacteria and viruses despite our best efforts. No amount of hand cleaning can change the fact that many bacteria and viruses float around in the air on dust or miniscule droplets … Continue reading Coneiya

Can Stress Be Good For You?

As our understanding of how stressful our lives have become expands, more and more people are talking about meditation, leisure, slowing down and living in the moment. It is generally believed stress can hurt you and you should take every opportunity to reduce it in your life. In a very two-dimensional way, this seems obvious. … Continue reading Can Stress Be Good For You?

Ceiling Tiles

I thought that an old newspaper would be the best choice for reading material, but as I tried to find a comfortable way to hold it above my head, restricted by the bars on the bed, I realized I may have been wrong. I was told not to bring any valuables, so a book, even … Continue reading Ceiling Tiles

Why Are You Pretending?

It is only a couple of weeks till Halloween. This time of year brings thoughts of candy, lots of scary movies on television, decorations and costumes. It can be fun to dress up as your alter ego or simply something that makes you look fantastic. While costumes can be fun, pretending to be someone that … Continue reading Why Are You Pretending?

The Great Train Accident — Chapter 2

My closest cousin became engaged to be married and asked my sister, Vicki, and me to be bridesmaids. This cousin was the daughter of my mother’s brother. I never really knew him very well, but I did know that he owned a monkey. When he was out of work for a while, he came to … Continue reading The Great Train Accident — Chapter 2