Life is Beautiful

I won’t sugar coat it. I’ve been severely depressed and incredibly anxious. That’s not hyperbole; I have major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, and the trauma of living through a period of social upheaval, political unrest, and a global pandemic where people have been dying at an alarming rate has begun to take it’sContinue reading “Life is Beautiful”

Why I Skipped One Week in December

When I started this blog, my goal was to post twice per week, every week. This was something I was able to do without fail for months until the week of December 7, 2020. It would be easier to say something huge and dramatic happened which prevented me from creating posts for that week, butContinue reading “Why I Skipped One Week in December”

Chasing Happiness

Sometimes when I laugh really hard, especially for a prolonged period of time, I feel sad and hollow inside afterward. Its like the crash after a sugar or caffeine high. I don’t know why this happens, but when it does happen, I try to make note of it. I was laughing at a funny StateContinue reading “Chasing Happiness”

Who’s That Misanthrope?

Merriam Webster defines misanthrope as “a person who hates or distrusts humankind.” [2] This trusted etymological repository further explains that “Misanthrope comes from the Greek misanthrōpos “hating humankind” and was very likely popularized by the French playwright Moliere’s Le Misanthrope, which depicts a bitter critic of society who chooses exile over contact with other people…It is one of severalContinue reading “Who’s That Misanthrope?”