Post archives for: self-improvement

Are You Green? Or Yellow?

What was your first thought when you read the title of this post? Green, as in jealous? Yellow, as in cowardly? That’s not what I’m talking about. Yep. I’m talking about sponges. You see, when I grab the sponge at my sink and start washing a cup or a dish, I go straight for the green side. […]

Reaching towards the light
Hack and slash — for a better life?

A guest post from J. R. Blansett, editor and story collaborator extraordinaire. I got all active the day before yesterday and tackled my plants. With a knife. For real. Whacked some in half, whacked off the bottom third, ripped chunks of plants apart, then re-potted the little guys. They look good now. It’s been said […]

Do You Self-Edit Reality?

Yes. Yes, you do. And so do I. We all look at life through filters. You’ve probably heard the phrase “rose-colored glasses” used to describe people who are looking at life optimistically. Well, not every filter is as innocent and positive as that. Sometimes, we filter reality in such a way that it gets distorted. […]