Fear Merchants

Franklin D. Roosevelt once said “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” Fear is an imagination that becomes a “story” of fact, when it is not. “

Baker’s Dozen: Most Insightful Stories of 2014

I have not done a considerable amount of writing in 2014 (21 blogs to be exact) for me to pleased about. Life does get in the way. It was a good and bad thing. The good is that I’m not using my laptop excessively. The bad is that I missed some opportunities to write about…

Running from Shadows

Have you ever have the feeling that your life feels normal when it’s not?  Is there something missing?  Or is there something we’re hiding out of fear? Saturday afternoon, I stumbled across a book called “The Shadow Effect“ by Debbie Ford, Deepak Chopra, and Marianne Williamson.  As skeptical as I’m of self-help books, this one was interesting…

Returning to work may not be all that happy

Landing a job can feel like a huge burden has been lifted off of your shoulders.  However, the stress, anxiety, and emotional strife continues to linger after getting back on the saddle. Marty Orgel, a freelance writer for Marketwatch, writes about how those who have been through long-term unemployment are more likely to be in…