In one of the sessions I attended recently, someone said that. Their personal life’s story was one of focusing on the present, and to some extent the future, with very little time spent on the past. I thought this was a great way to live. There are so many ways of saying this, but when he talked about the view from the driver’s seat of a car, he got my attention. I’ve… Read More

12 weeks ago, I would not have thought this was possible. In the first few days after getting out of the hospital, depression still had me not seeing much of anything. It was a struggle to get out of bed, to eat, to get dressed. There was a glimmer of hope that I was on a better path, but when I say glimmer, that’s being very generous. My days were filled with… Read More

“Just suck it up, grow a pair, stop acting like a girl.” These are all things I have heard hurled at myself and other guys as I was growing up. Society set certain expectations for men and women at the end of the 20th century. My formative years centered around Woodstock, Kent State, and the Vietnam War. It was also influenced by “Father Knows Best” on TV, along with Laugh-in, Hee-Haw, and… Read More

It was mentioned to be informational. It wasn’t directed at me or directly at anyone else for that matter. She was thinking about it because she was drinking from the mug, so she said it. “This mug that I just got as a present must be hand-washed, it shouldn’t go in the dishwasher.” My mind immediately jumped to “I must have done something to the mug.” Now it wasn’t said in an… Read More

Until recently, I didn’t know that superheroes are real. But now I have proof. You might pass by one and not realize the power they have within themselves. Even worse, you might have an assumption about, and possibly pre-judge their abilities before learning of their superpowers. This is sadly a common mistake many of us are guilty of. Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes. I believe one of the things that… Read More

What is the most important information I should know about Prozac? With every refill of my prescription, I receive five pages of tightly spaced information about the drug. The document starts off harmless enough with directions: Take one capsule by mouth one time daily. This is what is I read on the bottle every morning when I take it. Next is the generic name. Fluoxetine (floo OKS e teen) Hcl 20 Mg… Read More