My psychologist says I have to think about death

To clarify, I have not been told I'm dying, not anymore so than any of the rest of us, and for that I am of course thankful.  My 4 year old recently asked me how old are we when we die?  These are common questions from her, along with were there houses at the start of … Continue reading My psychologist says I have to think about death

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If this is de-stressing, why does it feel so uncomfortable?

Stress.  I've always thought of it as something business-men get (yes the men was intentional there).  I imagine white collars with ties pulled down from the neck, sweating, waving papers about.  That's stress. People have thrown about the term 'stressed out' for years.  Tired and emotional was always a euphemism for drunk and 'suffering from … Continue reading If this is de-stressing, why does it feel so uncomfortable?

Hours…

This year...I've spent hours at work, wishing I was somewhere else. I've spent hours in bed, wishing I wasn't. I stopped working so many hours thinking I'd be relaxed and leisurely, only to find I filled them up with worries and wondering 'what can I do?' I spent hours planning and re-planning for the future, changing … Continue reading Hours…