we read a lot about women with body image problems. but what about men? well, in this, the second carnival of eating disorders, you’ll read someone’s reflections on that. and while we’re at it, why don’t we talk some more about what guys have to say on the subject, since it is often seen as… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders #2
i’ve been interested in the 12 steps for almost as long as i’ve been a counsellor – 15 years now. what first attracted me to them was their fierce commitment to honesty and being real, to be humble, and to follow an ethical and spiritual way of life. the 12 steps came originally from alcoholics… Continue reading the first step
here’s another article written by my husband, glenn, reflecting on his thoughts, feelings and motivations around playing online poker. Poker is something that I’ve long had a mild interest in but it was pretty rare that my
“isn’t even negative thinking a mental illness? so we all have some form of mental illness.” that was michelle’s comment on the vote for mental health posting. mental illness. what is that? let’s say illness is a deviation from normal functioning and well-being. so then the question is – what is normal? “normal” is entirely… Continue reading illness? normal? i just want to feel good.
i haven’t posted a poem for quite a while. so here we have, today, a serving of five haikus! immense yellow ball rolling up the horizon: sweet buttery light.
when is something worth doing? and how often do you do things that are worth your while? how often do you squander away your day? this is something david seah, a freelance IT professional, asked himself, and he came up with this great system. there’s really little i can add, other than kudos to david.… Continue reading make it worth your while
a few days ago, we talked here about the rejection of jay’s six-word story because it was supposedly not g-rated. jay’s and jennifer’s comments on it were so thought-provoking that i decided to post my replies to them here. this is not just about one incidence. it’s about how to best deal with the lack… Continue reading dialogue: speaking the truth
my friend aaron – all-round artist, geek, environmentalist, treeplanter, and last not least full-time human being – is at it again. he’s walking for the cure from cars. talk about walking the talk. and since this time he’s documenting his journeys so beautifully, we could say he’s also talking his walk. so. the cure from… Continue reading walking the talk