An important podcast episode about death

I listened to a podcast episode called The Ending Matters on my afternoon walk today. The title of the podcast caught my eye (Terrible, Thanks for Asking) and its latest episode was trending on Spotify. I gave it a listen. A hard listen. Continue reading “An important podcast episode about death”

A sweet short film about burying a placenta

I found this short film “Margo Lily” on the About page of the Short of the Week site where short films are posted regularly. The film is by Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart who made another sweet short film about a one-night stand not gone as planned. Continue reading “A sweet short film about burying a placenta”

Getting shit done (Part 1): Write a short film script

This is part one of a series of goals I want to accomplish. I have trouble seeing things through that I want to complete. The structure of this series is designed to hold me accountable and get the goddam thing done. Continue reading “Getting shit done (Part 1): Write a short film script”

Working with a health coach instead of another psychologist

I’ve tried psychologists, psychiatrists, and counselors to help get me — and keep me — on track in life, but they never helped me too much. I think their help is too clinical and designed for people who don’t know themselves very well. Continue reading “Working with a health coach instead of another psychologist”

3MMs: An experiment in combatting laptop lethargy while working

About once per week, I think about becoming a construction worker or landscaper because of the side-effects working from a laptop has on my physical and mental health. (I don’t really want to be one though.) Continue reading “3MMs: An experiment in combatting laptop lethargy while working”

Stress doesn’t kill you, how you think about it does

Stress is not some artificial state that slowly kills us. Rather, it’s a completely natural state that the body enters into when we’re in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory. It gives us energy, excitement, and strength. Continue reading “Stress doesn’t kill you, how you think about it does”