Shut Up, You’re Bothering Me

Do you work with someone who has a tendency to annoy you? Does this someone annoy lots of people? Let me assure you, I feel your pain. Lots of people, I'm sure, feel your pain. See, in the workplace, people from numerous walks of life are thrown together for anywhere from six to ten hours … Continue reading Shut Up, You’re Bothering Me

The Single Guy and the First Day of School

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... It had been a long time since I had gotten excited about the first day of school. There was a time, once upon a time, when I actually looked forward to that fateful September day when I would be able … Continue reading The Single Guy and the First Day of School

Eating Disorder

Working in the counseling profession, I get bombarded with emails from the corporate office letting me know whenever there's a special focus on some aspect of mental health for a day or a week. To be honest, I don't always pay attention when these emails hit my inbox. Mostly, I just get annoyed when I … Continue reading Eating Disorder

Day Seventeen

An Art Piece Sometimes, when the counselors get together for meetings, we take time to do some of our own therapeutic exercises. A couple weeks ago, we were asked to create mandalas. This is the one I did... It's nowhere near an exact representation of any place I've ever been. But it depicts the kind … Continue reading Day Seventeen

The Single Guy vs. the New School

Kids, it has been a crazy week. It's been a long week. The blessing of a Friday is not lost on me this week. I even had the day off Tuesday for Election Day and it still feels like someone, somehow, managed to cram two weeks worth of crap into this one week. On Monday, … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. the New School