Today marks the first day I have access to my new apartment. It’s a minor event, yet I’ve been struggling with growing anxiety about this day as it approached. The anxiety destroyed my eating choices, ramped up my over sensitivity, made work a nightmare, injected abruptness and a lack of empathy into my dealings with […]
When I started this blog, I was very unemployed and looking for work, any work. A few months later, I hit upon a goldmine — a five week temp assignment at a car dealership. I’d temped there before for a few days here and there, but nothing regular. Well, I loved my five week stint […]
Making the Flame turns two today! And what better way to celebrate than to (finally) begin hosting this blog on its own domain? So from now on, you’ll find new posts at www.makingtheflame.com. Hope to see you there!
Eighteen days remain in 2014, and then it’s 2015 and a fresh start in many of our minds. I’ve been a maker of resolutions for many years now, and successfully to boot. The key, for me, has been reflecting and planning during the last days of the year; ie, now. Making the Flame has been […]