Tag Archives: coping skills

Take A Moment To Admire The View

What a difference a week makes, Modern Philosophers! Last weekend, I was very grumbly.  On Saturday, I gave myself the gift of nothing, which basically meant I could just sit around and do nothing. On Sunday, I published a post … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Smashing Icicles Rejuvenates The Soul

If I were ever to write a Self Help book, Modern Philosophers, it would borrow the title of this blog post. As I discovered after work today, smashing icicles really does rejuvenate the soul. You can simply trust me on … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Stop Draining My Mojo

I’ve been trying to write more lately, Modern Philosophers, in an attempt to put a more positive spin on my life. Writing has always been my favorite escape, and it’s also extremely therapeutic.  The more time I spend at it, … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

It’s Just A Little Snow

There’s a huge blizzard heading for The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers. It’s supposed to be so bad that they’ve already delayed the start of the work day tomorrow. A few years ago, such an impending storm would’ve sent … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Stress: The Final Frontier

The movie Alien taught me many things, Modern Philosophers, but one of my most important takeaways was that in space, no one can hear you scream. I’ve often wondered if the same is true about stress and space. Would anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Always Happy When It Rains

Have you ever noticed that the world sucks less when it’s raining, Modern Philosophers? Before you come at me, I understand that the world around me doesn’t change in any metaphysical way when the skies open and the clouds weep.  … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

My Daredevil Supermarket Adventure

I love writing heist flicks and thrillers, Modern Philosophers.  There’s something about planning the perfect crime that really gets the creative juices flowing. Of course, I thought I’d only ever enjoy that thrilling experience vicariously through my characters.  Funny how … Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

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

Posted in Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A Reminder To Stay Positive

We interrupt our regularly scheduled content for this Public Service Announcement, Modern Philosophers: Stay positive! To be honest, I needed to remind myself of that tonight, which has led to my writing this post. Yes, the blog is here for … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Clearing The Fog In My Mind

We all fall into funks at one time or another, Modern Philosophers, but not necessarily for the same reasons. Mine are usually related to one of three things: My inability to support myself as a full time writer. My frustration … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments