Premeditated.

“Expectations are premeditated resentments.” Wow. I mean… I’ve never heard this before. Maybe you have. Maybe I’m just late to the party. It wouldn’t be the first time. But let’s unpack this. How many times have you been let down in your life? How many times were those let downs…

Gratitude Your Attitude

It’s coming. The train is about to be full steam ahead. It’s about to be hustle and bustle, family gatherings and all those bring, decorating and all that brings, buying gifts and all that brings, holiday baking, traditions and obligations, time crunches, money crunches…Oh. My. Goodness. Not all of these…

Why You Should Vote. Yeah, You.

On November 6, 2018, Posted by , In election,General,social issues, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Why You Should Vote. Yeah, You.

Even if you’re not a regular lottery player, you start to pay attention when the Mega Millions gets over $400 million, right? You buy a ticket or ten and say, “Hey, you never know…” But hundreds of thousands of Americans feel like their vote doesn’t count. There have been instances,…

Very Superstitious

On October 23, 2018, Posted by , In fun stuff,General, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Very Superstitious

This morning I knocked on wood when talking to my 9-year old because we noted he’s gone the entire year without forgetting to take his school-assigned laptop to school. He asked me what on earth I was doing. It just seemed like we couldn’t talk about streak like that without…

A Phoenix from the Ashes

Where to start with a blog? I think the beginning is a very good place to start. Besides, Phoenix Rising’s beginnings are fascinating. We didn’t just start with a few psychiatrists looking to stake a claim. Our story is bigger than that.   We saw a wrong that we needed to…