the monkey on my back

I feel like I have a monkey on my back. It sits there quietly most days. Then some days when I encounter conflict with people around me, it doesn’t matter who and at what level that conflict is…the monkey wakes up. It squeals, screeches and jumps around. Nerve-inducing. The conflict could be as minor as…

the penalties of heartbreak

We have all been heartbroken before and I am currently going through a little heartbreak of my own. Usual story, good guy gone bad. What’s new! I was so tempted to wallow in self-pity and I did for a few days. When we are sad or depressed we tend to make bad decisions especially those…