California Dreamin’ and all that bullsh*t

I left town again and it felt oh-so-good. To be specific I went to Southern California — Laguna Beach area. (I don’t think anyone goes to Northern California to vacation. Or maybe they do. There are rumors that people live there in giant houses made out of money. But what do I know? I’m from…

Where are all the twenty-somethings?

I perhaps have a too much of a visibility complex. I want to be visible. I equate visibility with success. I’m not the only one either. In fact, older generations like to call mine the “me” generation, and they mean to be condescending. They think it is a proclivity to look in the mirror to…

May 2017 Book of the Month: FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson

Jenny Lawson has a voice like no other, and if you’re looking for both laughs and some serious introspection about your own mental health, Furiously Happy is not going to disappoint. I stumbled across this book at a good time. What on earth that means, I guess I don’t know, as I probably would have enjoyed this equally…

Dream Jobs Aren’t For Everyone

Yeah. Maybe they aren’t. And maybe there’s not a dream job for me. Before I start to sound too let’s-all-feel-sorry-for-Teri-because-she’s-giving-up-her-dreams-to-become-extremely-bitter-and-cynical, let’s step back for a moment and let me explain. I wouldn’t call it an epiphany exactly, a.k.a. this new outlook that I have. Maybe it will all go away in a few days and I’ll…

Chatty People and the Risks They Present

Have you ever had a “conversation” with someone who literally doesn’t stop talking? I’m saying, they leave zero pauses anywhere for you to insert any opinion of your own what. so. ever. So the “conversation” from the start is just them talking and you nodding until your neck might break in half and all you’ve…