Went to sleep late last night, holding on tightly to my IPAD. Not unlike many other Americans and the technology-obsessed. Dreamt wild dreams of working underground battling bats and snakes; and those were just my co-workers. Woke up with frizzy curls and a fuzz head. Waddled over to […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
Someone once said, followed by a hundred and one more, that all politics is local. Truer words have not been uttered. For instance, no way a Jessie Ventura, former WWF persona, gets elected outside of Minnesota. No shade on Minnesota, ok? I’m just saying he ran on a […]
I have not been rejected much in life. Ok. So, now you hate me or are intrigued by why and where is this going. See, I am considered smart, somewhat attractive, cunning, quick-witted, and fashionable. Who else can rock a Betsey Johnson pink goth handbag? Also, I tend to […]
It’s the end, the end, the end of summer The end, the end, the end what a bummer -The Steel Monkeys Technically summer ends on September 22. However, summer is at its psychological end. August is at its end. One long weekend before we have to hit the […]
“There are no good girls gone wrong – just bad girls found out.” ― Mae West In seventh grade, I used to hang out with a group of six girls and four boys. We would have slumber parties and do school projects together. We were a bit nerdy. […]
The impulse to leave our mark is strong. The impulse to etch our name into stone, leaves and bathroom walls appears universal. The impulse to create an everlasting image is endemic. Where would we be without being able to mark our territories and know that something, somewhere lives […]
cue up Bryan Adams’ summer of ’69 This summer was the best of times and it was the worst of times. This summer was both the season of light and the summer of despair. This summer was the age of silliness and foolery, as well as the […]
But what many psychologists have done, probably because they did well on a test themselves and everyone wants high self-esteem, is to create this little box and then do their research inside it. –Robert Sternberg As a professional psychologist I occasionally engage in some psychologically oriented activities such […]
The experience of grasping onto a photo, holding it, and tracing its outlines with ones fingertips seems to be a foreign one to many individuals nowadays. Sadly, to a large cohort, it is an experience that is far and few between. A virtual photo can be anywhere and […]
It shouldn’t be that a child wipes away the tears off his mother’s cheek It shouldn’t be that a doggie licks away his best friend’s hands covered in fallen tears The salt of the earth to be felt in the moment Nightmares of old, disturbing the daylight hours […]