Food for Thought

Once again, we have to mourn for the victims of another senseless shooting. When will this stop? I am not chicken little or here comes the apocalypse kind of person. I can only imagine anyone that has had their life touched by these mass shootings, directly or indirectly, may feel the apocalypse happened. However, I […]

The Role of Free Will and Choice

Storms can be sudden and fierce raging until they suck the life out of us. If you give away all of your power, people will take it. When did we decide we could not have power? When did we determine we were powerless at the whim of everyone else?  Communicating is the key to train […]

An Open Letter

Life is a toilet, but technically we are the ones who fill it, and thus, we are full of it as well. The toilet is not a place of residence. You get to leave the toilet when you are finished, unlike real life when you do not know when it will be over. Breaking the […]

An Open Letter

For whatever reason, when we hear we are bad at something or have a horrible experience with something, most of us put off trying again for a prolonged period because we want to avoid the potential for more pain and disappointment. When we do try again, we attempt half-hearted, so we can point to that […]

The Role of Free Will and Choice

If I were writing a letter and I am supposed to be loving me first, should not the letter be addressed as “It is me?” I would address the letter as, “Joy, wake up. How have you been?” I have been on quite a journey these past two weeks. I hugged my knees, cried for […]

Food for Thought

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An Open Letter

Hi, it’s me again. Spoiler alert, there are skeletons in my family closet. The kind that haunts you late at night where you cannot sleep. Emotionally I have had walls up for as long as I can remember. People have always told me, either you know me well, or you do not know me at […]

An Open Letter

Hi, it’s me again. Happy 2019. May this year be better than the last.  Deciding to choose peace regardless of the circumstance is a decision that will create happiness. If you go looking for joy as the goal; you will never find it because you have no control over other people. You have control over […]

Food for Thought

The last thing I want is to be on my death bed and realize there is zero evidence I ever existed. How to handle potentially volatile situations and toxic people who try to re-enter your life? Identify the behavior. When you do, be as unbiased as you can. Think back. You will have concrete evidence […]