Tag Archives: mental health

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

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Give Yourself The Gift Of Nothing

Trying to find the right present for someone gives me anxiety, Modern Philosophers. You’re probably asking yourself, “What doesn’t give you anxiety, Austin?” and you would definitely have a point. Gift giving didn’t earn a place on the Plethora of … Continue reading

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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

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Flirting With Perfection

Anyone who knows me very well, (and I must admit I’ve worked very hard to make sure there are very few people who can make that claim, Modern Philosophers), knows that I have an issue with the concept of perfection. … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need To Run

It has been a considerable while since I last suffered through a long, dark teatime of the soul, Modern Philosophers. I’m not sure what changes I made in my life to fend off the dark clouds, but I knew that … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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Rename The Rooms Of Your House To Fight Cabin Fever

There was some recent polling done at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, and residents were asked if they were slowly descending into madness from being isolated due to the Coronavirus outbreak. A startling 100% of respondents answered in … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Doesn’t Have To Mean Antisocial

As much as I embrace all the perks of the Introvert Lifestyle, Modern Philosophers, I know it is not for everyone.  This time of extended social distancing brought about by the spread of the Coronavirus must be difficult for those … Continue reading

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