Tag Archive | health

A Past, Exposed (pt. 1)

“Hitting rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – JK Rowling What is a blog? Why do I write? What is my objective? Entering the third month since I began this blog, I’ve decided now is as good a time as any to begin asking these questions. This blog has […]

The Bluebird’s Cage: Addiction

Addiction is a malady that is impossible to understand unless you are afflicted by it. The lucky ones who have been spared look down upon addicts as morally corrupt, lacking in willpower, or simply as weak people. In fact it is due to this perception that I am easily able to relate to other oppressed […]

Rhetoric by Aristotle

This post is a piggyback to yesterday’s, where I discussed the state of education in this country. This is an extract from the philosopher Aristotle, on a discussion of pleasure. How the hell is a discussion of pleasure related to education!? Exactly my point. To seek knowledge should be enjoyable, learning should be a pleasurable […]

Deciding to Enjoy Life

“Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain!” – Vivian Greene “Any day I’m vertical is a good day”…that’s what I always say. And I give thanks for my health. If you ask me, “How are you?” I’ll answer “GREAT!” because in saying so, I make it […]

Whitney Houston’s Death and our Societal Ignorance

  Whitney Houston was one of the most talented singers of her generation. Her recent passing has brought the topic of addiction and drug abuse into the national conversation once again. She is the third international celebrity in recent years whose death has been linked to addiction, coming after Michael Jackson and Amy Whinehouse. But […]