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Why Being Happy at Your Job is a Silly Idea

Where did we get this idea from, that we should be happy at our┬ájobs? “As long as you’re happy in your job….” “When you’re happy with your job, it won’t feel like work….” How often have you heard someone say things like this to you? This idea of a job bringing happiness, continuous joy to […]

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Reading Nostalgia

When I was little, my parents were very involved with making sure I had a love of reading. I even completed the Hooked on Phonics program (and yes, it worked for me.) One morning Kevin and I went down a rabbit hole of our genealogy after he revealed he was related to Davy Crockett’s brother, […]

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Changing My Idea of Free Time

When aspects of our life are not fulfilling, we seek out other ways to fill the void. This is not always a negative thing, and certainly I am the first to admit that despite grad school, dog ownership, relationships, sickness or health, I enjoy watching things move on a screen. TV shows and movies are […]