Following superfood trends is like working in the music industry

Hilarious, very accurate source...more

Health does not equal torture

HEALTH DOES NOT EQUAL TORTUREJanuary 14, 2014 by clairesuellentrop 1 Comment...more

Working Against the Grain

NaBloPoMo ~ January 14, 2014 ...more

Who is your Hero?

Daily Prompt: Heroic ~ NaBloPoMo – January 11, 2014 ...more

Gifted and arrogant: What does "Sherlock" reveal about giftedness?

The BBC hit series, “Sherlock,” portrays a modern-day Sherlock Holmes (and his sidekick Watson, who, of course, blogs) in a witty, engaging portrayal of the master detective. What stands out, though, is a depiction of a highly gifted individual who behaves arrogantly, says whatever he thinks, and falls short in relationships....more

Just Keep Swimming, Swimming, Swimming

Wow.  This remaining positive thing is hard.  I knew it would be.  I knew it would be the hardest thing I ever tried to do in my entire life, giving it all to God.  So...Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming.I feel numbness. So I switched to doing something that I loved:  Cooking.  Happiness on vacation is a spam, egg and cheese sandwich that I never get to have because I am always trying to lose weight.  I have just a couple of days left on my vacation, so I am living it up until Saturday morning.  Gooey breakfast it is!...more

The Positive Project

Welcome 2014...hopefully....more

Mommy’s 5 New Year’s Resolutions for 2014

At 30-something, I have around 20 years of New Year’s resolutions behind me. That would be valuable experience -- if all hadn’t failed. Some were just doomed from the start, others made it through but none past the first quarter. A smarter person would just stop making them. But I’ve never been one to give up. They say practice makes perfect, so this time I am nailing it. I am sticking to the basics and here are the five points I’ll master in 2014. ...more
I want to set time aside each weekend to ask my children, "What do you want to do?" and ignore ...more

Just Get Over it? Let's Try Compassion Instead

I’ve seen a meme going around in recent months that chaps my ass a little too much. The one that says everyone has problems and if we’re upset or depressed to just suck it up and get over it. In my not so humble opinion, I feel it suggests we don’t care about each other as human beings, as people with genuine feelings. Instead of compassion and empathy, we tell people to get over whatever is bothering them....more

A Message from your Therapist.