Nature vs. Nurture I am adopted. And I love being a very unscientific study of nature vs. nurture. I did a paper on it once in college. I had some random facts about my birth mother, and I used that to form my argument that it is always both. Always. Nurture. I have much more ... Read More about Nature or Nurture
I am adopted. In more ways than one. First though, November is National Adoption month in the US. And I want to talk about all the ways that adoption affects me throughout the month. Both the positive and the negative. Starting with family that isn’t family. In college, I met a girl who ... Read More about Who adopted who?
Habits define my life. I realized this earlier this year. Almost everything I do is a habit. And I learned that I can create new habits out of the old ones. I read a book called "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg, and it profoundly changed how I looked at what I was doing in my life. ... Read More about Habit Failure
My birthday is this week. I will be 45. It is not a big milestone birthday, but I still remember on my fortieth birthday how I had all kinds of big plans for where I would be when I turned 45. Funny how things change. Even in just one year. One year ago, I was in a new job that I didn't ... Read More about 45
I had a pretty boring week. Not much to write about. Not much to even talk about. So, when it came time to write this week's blog, I was stuck. I feel like I am taking people on my journey but the journey this week was pretty mundane. I did realize that I haven't really told you yet why I ... Read More about Adulting Reluctantly ?