Social Interactions With Others And The Prism Of That Light Within All (And How I’m Learning To Refract It)

Before I start, these quotes (and a Billy Joel song) came to mind as I was writing: All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, - William Shakespeare, "As You Like It"   It … Continue reading Social Interactions With Others And The Prism Of That Light Within All (And How I’m Learning To Refract It)

Another Shift. Who I Met. Why I’m There.

I just got back from another shift at the convenience store I'm working at. It's the 3rd time I've worked there and my objective is to use that work in order to reintegrate back into the social / working world. I did struggle with anxiety, but I was able to ease it a bit by … Continue reading Another Shift. Who I Met. Why I’m There.

Fighting The Minotaur By Putting Myself Back Into The World (Of Work)

Anxiety is really bad today. It's not anything specific which is troubling me, it's everything. Just making an effort to do anything is really difficult and thinking about the things I need to do is almost sending me into a pannic. I don't want to do anything. I don't want to move. However, I know … Continue reading Fighting The Minotaur By Putting Myself Back Into The World (Of Work)

Honest Work (And The People I Meet There)

I want to write a shorter entry, because the last one was so long. Though I didn't sleep well last night, I don't feel overly tired. I've been able to heal enough (emotionally) that I'm able to accommodate a reasonable amount of insomnia and I've been able to develop a few techniques which keep me … Continue reading Honest Work (And The People I Meet There)