Tag Archives: psychology

Facing Another Fear (From A Very Long List)

I make no secret of the fact that I’m a quirky introvert with a laundry list of phobias, Modern Philosophers. That’s far too obvious to hide, even from people who have been brought into my life via the magic portal … Continue reading

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My War Against Snow Miser

Who knew, Modern Philosophers, that my greatest weapon in my long running battle with Snow Miser would not be the countless hours of therapy, all the medications prescribed to me during that therapy, or even my trusty snow shovel? Turns … Continue reading

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I’m Ready To Give Up On People

I have famously been described as a “quirky, reclusive introvert“, and that was by me in my yet to be published autobiography, Modern Philosophers. The thing is, I used to think my desire to hide out from the world and … Continue reading

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My Inner Child Is A Spoiled Brat

My inner child is currently in timeout, Modern Philosophers, which should give me enough time to write this post in peace. Okay, that opening sentence isn’t one hundred percent true.  It’s more like I’m out on the porch hiding from … Continue reading

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That Time Hollywood Crushed Me

Can you recall the exact moment that your life changed forever, Modern Philosophers? I remember it like it happened only yesterday, even though it occurred 15 years ago.  I rarely think about it because when I do, I hate myself … Continue reading

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Giving A Wedgie To My Inner Superhero

Have you ever had one of those moments, Modern Philosophers, when you’re so exhausted that you can’t make it from the car to the house and almost fall asleep in the comfy chair on your front porch? I just had … Continue reading

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There’s No Fear Stamp In My Passport

Since I love the sound of my own voice, Modern Philosophers, I’m constantly using this blog to tell you about how I’m making big changes to improve my life. Now I can do without the wise ass comments pointing out … Continue reading

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Writer Boy’s Hangover Is Runner Boy’s Sweat Fest

Writer Boy went to bed very late last night, Modern Philosophers.  In fact, it wasn’t until the wee hours of Writer’s Day before he actually crawled under the covers. The Nite Show taping had run late, and then Writer Boy … Continue reading

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Writer Boy vs Runner Boy

It was inevitable that my predominant alter egos would eventually clash for control of my psyche, Modern Philosophers. It was exactly as Obi Wan predicted… Runner Boy versus Writer Boy. The fact that it took eleven weeks for this battle … Continue reading

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How To Make Mondays Totally Awesome

Happy Monday, Modern Philosophers! And I really mean that.  There’s no reason that Monday has to be this dreadful day that’s loathed by humans and cats (poor Garfield!) alike. Recent studies show that one-seventh of your life is made up … Continue reading

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