Tag Archives: mental health

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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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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He Keeps Going and Going

What I love about you guys, Modern Philosophers, is the way you’ll check on me when you have a concern. A few of you emailed because there hasn’t been a running post in a few days.  You were concerned that … Continue reading

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Panicked Republicans Debate Trump’s Lobotomy

Just when you thought those entertaining Republican debates were over, Modern Philosophers, the biggest one of all has been happening without your even knowing it. Politic insiders are reporting today that a panicked GOP leadership has been meeting behind closed … Continue reading

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What’s Really Going On Behind Your Smile?

Look at that charming smile on the left, Modern Philosophers.  Not bad, right? People always tell me I should show my teeth more, but I find that if I smile too wide, it makes me squint and I look sleepy … 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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How To Start The Day Right Without Ever Leaving Bed

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers.  Hope you all woke up on the right side of the bed this morning! Going through my divorce was the darkest time of my life.  I didn’t know how I was going to survive on my … Continue reading

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Finding The Shining Moment Of Sanity

These last few days have been a little crazy around The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, as I deal with a personal issue that has me completely out of sorts. When life shows signs of fitting me for a … Continue reading

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WWJD: What Would Jeb Do?

I made an executive decision this morning, Modern Philosophers, that Sunday was going to be a day of rest. I know I’m not the first to come up with this catchy slogan for Sunday, but I’m talking in a personal … Continue reading

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