Bound to Myself

Have you ever been in a situation that feels like there is no true solution? Where, no matter what you choose, the resolve will likely be unpleasant? Have you ever uttered the phrase: In this situation, there is no winning? The boundaries you…

The Meme Mirror

How many memes would you guess you’ve seen this week?  This year? In your lifetime?  A meme, for all non-social media users, is typically a small square that contains a phrase or saying on it.  Often those sayings are inspirational, humorous,…

Snap Out of It

Ever have days where you feel like the motivation to be productive is as hard to find as Waldo?  Your couch, your dog, your cup of coffee, and your favorite book seem to have a magnetic draw that lures you in?  What is that spell? And what…

Inner Phoenix

I’ve always loved the mythological image of a phoenix rising from the ashes to begin again.  It speaks to the idea of samsara, the Sanskrit word referring to the cycle of death and rebirth; yet it could also be seen as a survivor’s tale…