Posts Tagged ‘stress’

Developing Happiness Habits

Friday, July 8th, 2011

One of the things that’s contributing to my stress lately is a complete and total lack of routine. Ironically, I took this trip in part to get away from some routines, but not because I think all routine is bad. I just wanted to be able to choose which routines made sense for me and [...]


Stress Confession

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

I’ve started grinding my teeth again. A lot. And knowing that makes me feel extremely guilty. I grind my teeth when I’m stressed. I also hunch my shoulders and get lower back pain from being physically tense. I’m living a dream right now, and it seems extremely wrong and ungrateful to admit that I’m also [...]


A Little More Conversation, A Little Less Action

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we came face to face with our society’s obsession with entertainment. It wasn’t Hollywood stars or pop icons hounding our dollars, but entertainment of the “tourist attraction” variety. Everywhere we turned we were promised family fun by the tons. I had been given a media pass by the CVB, a [...]



Monday, March 21st, 2011

I have been feeling the stress the last couple of weeks. I told myself it was normal. I took the necessary steps to maintain my sanity – eating right, sleeping, shutting off the computer at night when I could not write one more damn word. I tried to be patient with myself. But I still [...]


So maybe I’m not just tired.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

I’ve whined a lot about being tired on this blog. I hestitate to do it because everyone is too damn tired and there’s nothing more stressful about my life than yours.  But somedays, the tired outweighs the creativity and so that’s what I do.  Be tired. And then I get nervous that maybe I’m too [...]