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The Referee In My Head

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A few months ago I wrote about trying mindfulness, especially when dealing with emotional situations. It’s helping I think and I find myself applying it to things that aren’t considered “emotions”.

Such as confusion. Right now, I’m managing a FDA Software Validation project. We are [...]

Cause & Effect

Last time I described how I was trying to change the way I perceived stress and it’s effect on me, how I was trying to separate the two.

In effect, I described the separation of cause and effect.

Well, having a couple of margs on a Saturday afternoon, I waxed a little philosophical about the [...]

The Oaks and The Willows

“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”

― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post titled I Have To Stop Giving A Sh*t talking about no longer worrying about what the actual stresses in my life [...]

I Have To Stop Giving A Sh*t

I’ve been pretty absent recently dealing with a big chunk of burnout. Not diabetes burnout, but caregiver burnout. While I really have to do very little for mom, there are a lot of things that roll into the caregiver picture, at least for me.

Always “on” – the monitors are always on. I’m always listening, [...]

I Can’t Find The Word For This Type Of ‘-ism’ Or ‘-ist’

And it’s not from a lack of trying, the word simply doesn’t exist. Maybe there’s been no need for it, a word to describe a concept that is imbedded in societies around the world. Maybe it simply hasn’t risen to the level where society will take notice. Except, I believe, it has.

Let’s look at [...]