When I first committed myself to my own mental well-being, one of the first things I researched was mindfulness practices. There are tons of them: mindful eating, mindful showering, mindful walking. Basically, put the word "mindful" in front of any -ing verb, and there is a exercise for it. It can be daunting, and a … Continue reading A Dog’s Guide to Mindfulness: Intro to Meditation
Trigger warning: rape, sexual abuse, and general adult themes This is the first thing I have ever produced where I feel as though a trigger warning is warranted. Here we go. I don't think I would consider myself a hedonist by any stretch of the imagination. I like pleasure, yeah, but on the surface, my … Continue reading Sin and the Soul (Edited 4/28)
This show shouldn't exist, but I am so glad that it does. From the creators of Adventure Time, comes a series of (pleasantly) hallucinatory experiences called The Midnight Gospel. It's almost impossible to describe succinctly, yet at the same time I debated doing an episode by episode break down for the entire 8 episode show. … Continue reading The Midnight Gospel
A couple months ago I visited my brother, Mr. Hamilton, in the lovely state of Colorado. He picked me up from the airport in Denver, and after not having seen him for a while, the reunion was crisp and sweet. My brother is my biggest advocate, despite being hundreds of miles removed from the massive … Continue reading Emotional Currency
My oh my, where has The Ghost been? Where has his insightful rhetoric and unsolicited references to his favorite music gone? Perhaps he has died. Perhaps he is out adventuring through the wilds of Bora Bora. Perhaps he is erecting a new panda conservation site, dedicated to the revitalizing the population of those monochromatic bears. … Continue reading Dream Catcher
I want to get this blog back on track as far as offering help and advice following breakups, general self-help, and coping with abuse. Things have been busy, and I have done my best to experiment with some stuff that interest me. That being said, I think I want to keep this blog a bit … Continue reading Out of the Dark
I taught myself how to read tarot years and years ago. I could probably still do it, but people take card reading very seriously. Most people don't realize that it is all a play on psychology, a generous dollop of artifice to mask the fact that the reader is asking prying questions that the querent … Continue reading So You Want to Quit Your Fortune Telling Job?