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Comparison is Dangerous

I hate being compared to fellow singles of a certain age. Frankly, I hate being compared to anyone. No one is like me and I’m not like anyone. I’m my own person. No one else has had and/or taken the same chances and experiences as me. Yes, circumstances can be similar, but it is not…

Valentine’s or Singles Awareness?

How about neither? Valentine’s Day is just another day on the calendar. I’m not even moaning about it being Singles Awareness Day. Why? Well, for one, I’ve been way too busy to even think about it being a consumer driven holiday. For another, I’ve had several compliments about my independent and adventurous spirit recently that…

Making Covenants

The temple is a place that is a bit baffling for someone not familiar with the LDS faith. It can be even more than a bit baffling for someone very familiar with the LDS faith. I’ll warn that this post is geared more to those who are familiar with the LDS faith as I won’t…

Fake It Till You Make It

We’ve all heard the phrase. If you pretend or force yourself to behave a certain way, be it confidence, happiness, or competence, you’ll find that you have those qualities. In psychology, this would be a principal of cognitive behavioral therapy – recognizing a problem and changing the pattern of behavior for a better outcome. There’s…