Tag Archives: anxiety

Slightly Loosening The Straps On My Straitjacket

We all know I’m a quirky introvert with tons of anxieties, Modern Philosophers.  This Coronavirus pandemic has only put more of an accent on the “quirky”, “introvert” and “anxieties” syllables of my personality. It was hard enough getting me to … Continue reading

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A Day Of Rest From Anxiety

Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest, Modern Philosophers, but I’m not sure from what I’m supposed to be resting if I’m currently out of work and supposed to be staying home all day. And then I had … Continue reading

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Why Am I So Weird? Part 183

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers. It’s time, once again, for this blog’s longest running feature, where we take another crack at trying to answer my world’s most challenging Philosophical question: Why am I so weird? Over the many years of this … Continue reading

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You Are The Tooth Doctor! EXTERMINATE!!!

I might not be a mutated alien encased in an armor shell, Modern Philosophers, but there is a chance that I had to desperately fight to keep from unleashing my inner Dalek at the dentist earlier this week. As longtime … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful For Less Anxiety

Happy Thanksgiving, Modern Philosophers! In honor of the holiday, I thought I’d write a post about something for which I am thankful this year. As Turkey Day rolls around, I’m grateful that there is less anxiety in my life. It’s … Continue reading

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My Liver Is Not On The Menu Today!

Horror movies and haunted houses don’t frighten me, Modern Philosophers.  In fact, I love to write thrillers and scary screenplays because I take joy in figuring out new and creative ways to give someone else an awesome fright. But do … Continue reading

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Does Life Ever Stop Testing Us?

When I graduated from NYU twenty-five years ago, Modern Philosophers, a powerful sense of relief washed over me because I thought I was finally done with tests. Even though I’d always been an above average student, I had an enormous … Continue reading

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Have Blizzard, Will Travel

I’ve often shared my Deep Thoughts on my fear of driving in snow, Modern Philosophers. While I think I do a decent job of relating what it is like to drive up here during a blizzard, a picture is worth … Continue reading

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I Advise You To Stay Away From The Windows

Dear Modern Philosopher, It’s the end of the world as we know it…and I don’t feel fine at all! Maybe I’m being overly dramatic, but allow me to explain.  When I awoke this morning, after last night’s hour of time … Continue reading

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Behind The Shopping Cart: My Lifelong Battle With Grocery Shopping

Friday night is usually when I do my grocery shopping, Modern Philosophers. I returned to The House on the Hill without incident tonight, but a trip to the supermarket hasn’t always been that simple for me.  As is the case … Continue reading

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