Rejoining Social Media – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

It has been a few years since I've been on social media, specifically Facebook, because even prior to 2016, the political judgments and general ignorance which prevailed was a downer on an already problematic life situation. I didn't want to hear the vitriolic commentary about politicians and policy, so I removed it from my life,…Read more Rejoining Social Media – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Abortion Vs Capital Punishment – A Contradiction of Values on the Right

Despite leaning further in the right of politics lately, having been red-pilled somewhat by the recent behavior patterns of the left, there are certainly hypocracies on the right which bother me. The most frustrating contradiction on the right for me is the tendency to encourage capital punishment as justice and discourage abortion as murder. Considering…Read more Abortion Vs Capital Punishment – A Contradiction of Values on the Right

How I Quit Smoking – by Deciding What I Wanted to Do

Actually, the same technique can be applied to any behavior one has decided to change. It isn't so much a matter of will power, in my opinion. What does that even mean? Do some people just inherently have more of this mystical power of will? I don't think so. Yet I have been told over…Read more How I Quit Smoking – by Deciding What I Wanted to Do

Learning To Lie

When I was a young kid, I had a friend who, along with my parents, taught me the lesson that to be a good person, you need to lie sometimes. To protect feelings. To show you care. To have friends at all. My friend, RJ, was six years old, the same as me, when we…Read more Learning To Lie

13 Steps to Self-Healing and Becoming a Healer

Piggybacking on my Youtube video where I ramble on about my thoughts on divinity, perfection, God, system-adherence, blind faith, and the Anon 12 Steps in relation to these concepts, it felt appropriate to rewrite the traditional 12 steps. If you are interested in the reasoning behind the changes, watch the video. Here are the improved…Read more 13 Steps to Self-Healing and Becoming a Healer

Conversations With Dead People – Episode 7: Patient Zero of My Dysfunctional Relationships

This one snuck up on me, as the end of the video will give away. This one is primarily about my mother, though certainly applies to both of my parents. The primary lesson in all this is the danger of prioritizing material wealth and well-being over emotional health and well-being, physical health, interpersonal relationship health,…Read more Conversations With Dead People – Episode 7: Patient Zero of My Dysfunctional Relationships

Thoughts on Shame: Root Incidents and Reclaiming Sexuality (Part 2)

See the video for the gist. The first part of this series is here, an opening on toxic shame, its effects, and some opening notions. But in this one I boil it down to sexuality, possibly the most shaming topic of them all for many, many of us. There missing factor not mentioned in the…Read more Thoughts on Shame: Root Incidents and Reclaiming Sexuality (Part 2)

The Core of Counseling – Self-Help: My Steps to Improving Self-Awareness

See the video where I ramble through these steps and a myriad of pitfalls and obstacles that I've encountered. A general overview for reference: Activate your sentient: Choose to be aware. Monitor yourself in a kind and neutral fashion. Look for "odd" thoughts or behaviors. You will know them better and better as you find…Read more The Core of Counseling – Self-Help: My Steps to Improving Self-Awareness

Delving Ever Deeper into My Daddy Issues – A Creepy Shower and Night Terrors of Choking

See the video for the rambles as I try to unravel more of my daddy issues and where they stem from. Another memory involving a shower came to mind which I explore, along with the general conditions of my childhood, and finally a tidbit about night terrors and complex PTSD flashbacks to a traumatic sensation.…Read more Delving Ever Deeper into My Daddy Issues – A Creepy Shower and Night Terrors of Choking