TTT: Science and Spirituality

For this week's Ted Talk Thursday (TTT), I decided to post an awesome video that deals with spirituality and science. The speaker is Jeff Lieberman, and he’s great. I wanted to post something about spirituality, since that's been on my mind more and more lately. Its what led to my previous post and it's probably…

Is Sleep Spiritual?

I've noticed lately that I wake-up in the mornings feeling pretty low. I'm usually at least a little angry and a little down. But I try to list off things to be grateful for and I meditate and maybe watch a little Netflix (or write... though not as much as I should) and then I'm…

Hope for the Heartbroken

At some point, probably very soon, there's a post coming about specific things I've found to help with heartbreak. Some of them take less than a minute, some take  several minutes, and some take months. All of them work. But, sadly, none of them are magic (just wave a wand and everything is suddenly better).…

TTT: This Ted Talk Blew My Mind

This weeks' Ted Talk Thursday (TTT) focuses on the brain hallucinating our entire consciousness. When I first saw this video, it blew my mind. And it made me a little uncomfortable about my very existence (just the thought of my brain sitting in silent darkness and simply perceiving or guessing at everything I experience... Yikes!).…

TTT: For the Heartbroken, How to Find True Love

For this week's Ted Talk Thursday (TTT), I decided to go with the video of Tracy McMillan. This fits right in with my recent themes of heartbreak and focusing on myself. And the point she makes in the video is absolutely true. The key to finding true love, the key to finally getting over a…

When Things Go Sideways

I have to admit, when things start to go sideways - when something horrible starts to happen - I always try to stop the skid. I try everything and I hold on tight while I get spun round and round. I stay until the accident is completely over. Put another way... When the shit hits…