Posts tagged with the category Lisa Vallejos
What's Your Why?
Nietzsche probably said it best when he declared that "he who has a why to live can bear almost any how". It helps to explain how Viktor Frankl could lose everything, including his family and life's work in a concentration camp to emerge and eventually become a highly influential psychiatrist. It helps us to understand how Nelson Mandela could...
It happens so quickly.
One minute, your life is going along smooth and easy and the next, you are looking around at the wreckage of what used to be your life.
In an instant, your life has radically changed and you're left with a pile of rubble, trying to pick through what's left and salvage the little bit you can.
The shattering event...
When I first read Greg Behrendt’s book “He’s Just Not That Into You,” one of the statements he made that stuck out for me (and with me) was his claim that “you are not the exception.” The logic is that men generally behave in a predictable way, and as much as we women like to make excuses, we should save ourselves the heartache and assume that if...
The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation ~ Thoreau
If you have eyes to see, you’ll see it everywhere. If you listen carefully, you’ll hear it. Most times, logging into Facebook provides an overwhelming dose of it.
It looks a lot like the person who can’t wait for the weekend.
It sounds like the person who walks into the office...
Learning to Live
I come to you in the form of this article simply because I have found I have no other way to get through to you. It seems that most times when we meet, our encounters are quick, superficial, and you quickly push your awareness of me from your mind.
Our relationship wasn't always this way. When you were a child, you couldn't understand...