365 Questions, One Page Per Day: A One Year Self-Discovery Journal Day 90: Write down three things you do to train your authentic self expression I think the only thing that has ever constrained my authentic self was my professional career because of society's ideas of what a professional woman in the role ought to… Continue reading 356 Days of Questions: the authentic self
I was talking to someone who felt like they had no purpose and meaning in life which I am sure we have at all, at one time or another, related to. Certainly, with chronic pain and vertigo being disabled you sort of struggle with that sense of purpose when you lose a lot of functionality.… Continue reading Purpose and Meaning in life
I was reading about the Sunk Cost Fallacy recently. I've heard of it before but misplaced it in my mind. And now I am reminded how much it sucks... because of the times I have done it, it rather sucked a whole lot. Maybe many of us do this and also remember how much it… Continue reading The Sunk Cost Fallacy sucks
I'm afraid I'm not the TL;DR generation. I want information. I'm the sort of person that finds something mildly intriguing and then takes a massive deep dive into research to find out way more about it. Just because. Like some sort of weirdo who likes to read and learn new things. Almost obsessively. And I… Continue reading TL;DR Too long, Didn’t read
I know personality tests are inherently flawed. They all are. Even if you are the most introspective person in the entire universe I don't think they capture who you truly are personality wise. For many reasons. One is that they are limited to broad strokes rather than nuances. But mostly because who you perceive yourself… Continue reading Internal self- Are we good narrators of our own story?
Why mine, of course. First thing Psychology Today says is necessary is the belief that paranormal activity or ghosts are actually in the realm of the possible. Well, they say 'you have to believe in ghosts.' I wouldn't go that far. I would say you have to believe they are Possible. Maybe there is no… Continue reading What cognitive style can believes in paranormal activity?
So my boyfriend and I had a cyber attack Event that lasted a week or more. It's hard to say because it is a sort of assault that you are trying to constantly problem solve your way through. Well, my brother and I were problem solving our way through. My boyfriend and his girlfriend are… Continue reading The Cyber Attack
What if my Locus of Control of completely external... what could be things I attribute it to...
Hiraeth is a Welsh word that has no direct English translation. Some might say it is a sort of longing with homesickness and yearning or nostalgia. And it is sort of all of those layered in there. A longing, homesickness and nostalgia for a home you can't return to, no longer was, or even never existed.… Continue reading HIRAETH: the home that lives in my imagination
It was sort of strange that I read recently introverts didn't handle the isolation of the pandemic as well as extroverts. And really you'd think we would rock it because we adore our alone time. But a recent study suggests the opposite, according to a Forbes article. The study, conducted by Virginia-based research consultancy, Greater Divide,… Continue reading Cave syndrome and being a massive introvert
Basically, the Mandela Effect is when people recall an event in history that is very specific but historical events show that something else happened. I explored this topic for my own interest years and years ago for fun. I am writing about it now because I just mentioned it to my brother. And really, as… Continue reading Mandela Effect strangeness
There is something about being a woman and this concept we shouldn't show our gray hair. Men can. It is all distinguished. We just 'look old' and how Dare we show our age? That is Wrong. And how dare we LOOK our age. That is WORSE. Society sucks. I just want to be me. I… Continue reading When you rock your gray hair
I did this test today. One of those career tests that tells which facets of you personality are dominate and which fields you should focus on for life satisfaction. Unsurprisingly mine where 'Thinking' and 'Creating' as dominate traits. Pretty much on par with each other. The banker and the inauthentic self Prior to becoming disabled… Continue reading Depression, our career choices, and the authentic self
Have you ever experienced the Call of the Void? You are standing at the edge of a cliff, taking in a spectacular view. You look down. Damn, that is some distance. Whoo. And then for a split second, you wonder what would happen if you just took one step over the edge. What the actual… Continue reading Call of the Void
So I just had a birthday and I am now 43. As we know from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything is, in fact, 42. Therefore, we can assume the age of 42 is one of profound wisdom where we get a glimpse of Life, the Universe and… Continue reading Year 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything
This has been going about the internet because it is pretty fascinating. That we do not comprehend that other people's brains fundamentally do not work the same way ours do. I knew, for example, we all learn differently. I am book smart. I remember every damn thing I read. Sometimes I even remember how the… Continue reading Having no internal monologue
Intelligence without creativity is just knowledge that cannot be manifested into anything... great at trivia but not so great at creation or problem solving. I'm a motherfucking genius! Well, some consider an IQ of 140 to be a genius. (unless I have a migraine then it is lower... and I ALWAYS have a migraine) I'm… Continue reading IQ seems a little flat without an influx of Creativity
I got to thinking. This is always a bad idea. Nevermind that. I got to my mind wandering as it does and it wandered into the question of time travel. Not the standard questions and paradoxes though. Just a question under a certain set of conditions. What if time travel into the past did exist.… Continue reading Time travel probability ponderings
So a psychic told me I am an Empath. So A) it must be true and B) I have Officially manifested my mutant powers. Finally. It has taken so bloody long. Just a sucky one where I absorb all the sucky emotions everyone has and it makes me feel like crap. So great. Not an… Continue reading Empath: The worst mutant power ever