My wife and I recently decided on a shared epitaph for our gravestone. The summation of our accomplishments in life would be expressed thusly: “They accomplished morning sex in spite of three children running around the house”. In the therapy world, we talk about an idea called “range of affect”. Range of affect means that a person is able to experience a wide range of emotions appropriate to different situations. This is actually a positive indicator of mental health. Therap
One of my favorite infomercials is for the Slap Chop. (No, I’m not compensated for this, nor do I necessary endorse this product.) If you don’t know what this product is, please visit the website here: www.slapchop.com. It’s a simple gadget to make slicing and dicing different foods a breeze with minimal effort and easy cleanup. The reason I love this infomercial is not necessarily for the actual product, but the way the salesperson is presenting it. That it will basically so
I took this picture about a week ago. It's a little nest that a mama and papa bird built in a planter outside on my front porch. I've been watching this nest every day waiting for the eggs to hatch as I water the plant every morning. I noticed the other day that there are now five tiny eggs in this nest and the bird family is doing their best to keep these eggs dry, warm, and safe. When I went to water my plant this morning, the mama bird flew off as usual when I approached.
Happy 2016! I took a little time off for the holidays and did some self-care while visiting family. I hope you all had a restful (not stressful) holiday and your year has started off great! Today, I'm sharing my first vlog post of the year with you that will set the stage for the rest of 2016. I plan to have a theme that I hope you all will appreciate and join in with me. So everyone knows about D.I.Y. (do it yourself), right? There's an entire television network dedicated to