Tag Archives: mental health

Run From What Ails You

I was misinformed, Modern Philosophers, and I wish to lodge an official protest! So many people have told me over the course of my life that you can’t run from your problems.  But recent research has proven this to be … Continue reading

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The Downpour

Unfortunately, Not every day Can be perfectly baked In eternal sunshine And gently swaddled In unicorn stampedes. Most days, Especially those That fall during The work week, Tend to be Annoyingly riddled With wild wildebeests Hellbent on Rampaging through The … Continue reading

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What If Life Just Sucks?

I was flipping through the radio stations on the drive to work this morning, Modern Philosophers, when I came across the song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”. Something about the tune rubbed me the wrong way, so I turned off the … Continue reading

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An Introvert’s Christmas Wish

I wish I could wake up on Christmas morning next to my special someone and hear her say, “Merry Christmas, Austin.  I love you.” I wish we could walk hand in hand down to the living room to discover the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Turkey Wasn’t In The Oven

When I returned to The House on the Hill tonight, Modern Philosophers, after an excruciating Black Friday spent in the office, the interns presented me with a gold cup. The one with the freckles and the buzz cut, who is … Continue reading

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Am I Running From My Past Or From My Future?

Happy Thanksgiving, Modern Philosophers. As I’ve made quite clear in recent posts, I’m not really in a good place to celebrate the holiday this year.  I was going to spend it locked away in my basement bunker, but the WiFi … Continue reading

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Running Into Some Color And A Better Attitude

I have to admit, Modern Philosophers, that this post was supposed to be a total downer. As I prepared for my morning run, I mentally outlined the post I was going to write upon my return. The plan was for … Continue reading

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