May is Mental Health Month

Recently I noticed that many of my posts are kind of dark, deep dives into heartbreak. I was like,  “Beth, you sound depressed. Why all the big feelings? Are you always this sad?”  Maybe I am depressed. I definitely have very large feelings. Please ...Read More

Ropes and Rabbit Holes

[So many commas & parentheticals] Earlier, Dave, my husband, and arguably my much taller half, made an off handed comment regarding how he is received (in the workplace). He was like,  “If they don’t like my tone, then they can deal with it.” (In ...Read More

I Woke Up With My Eyes Swollen Shut

My text alerts were beeping. Exhausted, I turned over and hid my head under the covers. A few minutes later, my phone beeped again. Then it beeped a few minutes after that. I could no longer ignore the beeps. I took in a deep ...Read More

I had a goal.

I resolved on January 1, 2021, that I would write and then post Monday – Friday. Quickly, that goal changed. Next I decided that I would write and then post three days a week. Last week, which was also the third week in January, ...Read More

The Sunk Costs of Being Special

“The Sunk Cost Fallacy describes our tendency to follow through on an endeavor if we have already invested time, effort or money into it, whether or not the current costs outweigh the benefits…The sunk cost fallacy means that we are making irrational decisions because ...Read More