Tag Archive | depression

Things I’m Learning in School, Part 1

Hello, Intrepid Reader! I intend to write a multi-part series on things I’m learning in school. This series will not be consecutive blogs. Nope, I have to break it up with “Other Things”. Without further ado, here’s part 1: In case you don’t yet know, I’m pursuing a 4 year master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. […]

Violinists on the Titanic

We continue to hear that things are getting better in our economy, that the recession is finally over at the same time we’re hearing that the big banks we bailed out continue to do risky business as usual. As we hear that unemployment is improving we also see that the unemployment numbers continue to get higher. So where is the improvement coming from? The millions of dollars we are printing? I don’t think so, that’s nothing but a bucket trying to bail water out of the Titanic as it goes down.

I am not my job, my job is not me

Given that most of us change careers on average 5 times in our lives, is it really realistic for us to think of ourselves as what we do for a living?