Some people have great success with antidepressants and if that's you then that's awesome. I was not one of those people. Ten years ago today I became Paxil free. In some ways it seems like just yesterday, in others a lifetime ago. It was a lifetime ago. I'm no longer that person. I see it… Continue reading Ten Years Ago I Tapered Off Antidepressants
A few weeks ago writing this blog became not fun. I started to see posting as a chore, something else on the To Do List that had to get done. I hated that feeling. It's been nearly ten years since I started this blog and I didn't start it with the goal of making money… Continue reading Why Am I Doing This?
Hold on to your hats my friends, this might get a little sappy. I've been thinking a lot about beginnings and endings lately. How life has a way of telling you when things need to stop and new things need to start. I know people who are struggling with endings right now. They can't imagine… Continue reading The Blessing of Closed Doors
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it." W.C. Fields We've all heard, probably for our entire lives, how quitters never win. How you just need to work harder to get what you want. How magical buckets of money, time and energy are… Continue reading Quitters Can Win
If you've been sitting around thinking "Gosh ... I wonder what Slappy has been doing all week". #1 you should probably get a hobby or two #2 wonder no more .... here it is !!! It's a video post ... wait ... whaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? It's true. A lovely video of me summarizing the ways I've simplified… Continue reading 3 Ways I’ve Simplified