The Great Conditioning

Who was I before the world got its hands on me? On my body, my mind, my emotions, my self-worth? I feel like I’ve been run through the washing machine 1,347 times and come out a version of myself I don’t recognize 20% of the time. Granted, I give myself immense credit for the versionContinue reading “The Great Conditioning”

Grocery Store Chronicles

I have a firm belief that Hell exists. And Hell is a grocery store parking lot. Hell is also the checkout line. When you enter the grocery store during peak hours, even though you know better and promise yourself you only need bananas and will be there for 5 minutes. You’re fooling yourself. You willContinue reading “Grocery Store Chronicles”

Consumerism, Baby!

There is nothing quite like the rush of clicking “place order” or swiping your credit card in a store for things we don’t need. We want them. So we buy them. The dopamine hit is short-lived, but glorious. We patiently wait for our goods to arrive or take them home with us, bask over ourContinue reading “Consumerism, Baby!”