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.
HEART RACING. Fingers gnawed away. TWITCHING, blurry eyes. Hunger pangs. RACING MIND. Full bladder. SLURRED SPEECH. Dry, burning skin. Extreme FATIGUE. Cramped hands. BENT fingers. Hunched back. Bouts of mania. Bouts of anger. Bouts of disappointment. Bouts of disbelief. Sleepy. Dopey. Grumpy. No, those are not the symptoms […]
At 37,000 feet above ground today, I experienced an odd sense of jubilation. No, no, no. Get your mind out of the gutter. I experienced a profound sense of happiness and pride; one that I did not think a lapsed catholic could feel on such a day. But, […]
I just walked my son to school after watching an episode of Dexter’s Laboratory, a children’s cartoon about a boy genius, who while he is not essentially evil, can be a little unpleasant. In this episode, a crazy monster goat–a Chupacabra–was featured. This was the second time my […]
While I often subscribe to the notion that “it is, what it is”, I do have pet peeves that drive me beyond batty. What is a pet peeve? It is a minor annoyance that an individual identifies as particularly annoying to them, to a greater degree than others […]
The sun was shining brightly this Sunday morning and I could not help but murmur to myself “and let there be light.” Just last night I changed time zones, returning to East Coast time, gaining an hour to just end up losing it again at 2am this Sunday. Why […]
The last few days, well, the last few weeks I have been mumbling to myself “this too shall pass.” The Urban Dictionary definition “A phrase that seems to simply state the obvious but actually implies helplessness.” Sometimes your workload can be so excruciatingly heavy that you cannot see […]
Do you ever get tired of calling people by their proper names? Have you worked with someone for over 5 years and you barely remember what their real, passport name is? Maybe you have never known it. Nicknames in the workplace are all the rage these days. Former President […]
Did you know that March used to be the first month of the year, way back in the BC era? The month of March was so named after “Ares” the Greek god of war (or rather the Roman equivalent “Mars”). And, that is because March was, as the […]
“I don’t know what everyone’s talking about, that outfit doesn’t make you look like a hooker.” – Xander (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) “Pretty girls” in the workplace has been a conversation headliner the last few months in different media sites and in office spaces. Just the other day […]
Hispanics are big dreamers; eating up every type of dream in all senses of the word. They dream of a better life. An overwhelming 78% of second-generation Hispanic adults say that they believe hard work pays off in success (Pew Research Center, 2013). Hispanics believe in the American Dream: Hispanic Americans […]