In the spirit of this story, this week’s Badge of Awesome goes to Caroline D. James for her article on Tiny Buddha “How High Expectations Can Lead to Disappointment, Depression, and Anxiety.” Thanks for the inspiration, Caroline! Continue reading
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We all like to think we’re in control of our lives. But as I learned from a fellow cancer patient, luck is still very much part of the equation.
“I’ll see you when you get out,” I said, shaking Frank’s hand.
Part of me knew I was lying. I’m no doctor, but I had a strong hunch that I was shaking the hand of a dead man. I had lost a lot of weight following my bone marrow transplant. But Frank? Frank was positively skeletal. Continue reading
When an angry man in Alberta chastised my definition of work-life balance, I stared at him like a doofus with nothing to say in response. And as I discuss in my latest guest post on Tiny Buddha, it wasn’t until I was half-way to Regina that I figured out what I should have said…
It’s 2 A.M., there’s a killer on the loose, and it’s up to me to catch him…
No, that’s not the opening line to my new thriller novel. That exact situation literally happened to me recently. Now, I really wish I could leave it at that and have you believe I’m some badass secret agent. But I feel obliged to reveal a couple other minor details about that night. Continue reading