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Burnout – The 21st Century Malady

Burnout – The 21st Century Malady

As I am plowing through one course after another, my momentum slows. However, I cannot sit on my laurels. I have zero energy to keep the fast pace that I have over the past year. Is this senior-itis? Or something else? For me personally, there are multiple factors to my situation. I work full time…

Living in Tornado Alley? Be proactive on safety.

Living in Tornado Alley? Be proactive on safety.

If you spend any time in Oklahoma, you quickly get accustomed to two things: tornadoes and the sound of the tornado sirens. And if you are in Tulsa around noon on a Wednesday, you’ll be very quickly aware of the sirens as they are put through their weekly test. Yet what many people may not…

Can America Ever Be Car Free?

Can America Ever Be Car Free?

To many, this may be a bold statement to make, but with my firsthand experience and knowledge, from both sides of the “pond,” I feel I have some insight into this issue. I would also like to preface this by saying that, yes, there are some very pedestrian-friendly US cities; places that could, for the…

Moving Sucks

Moving Sucks

The title is pretty self-explanatory as moving (really) does suck, whether it be just around the corner or across the country. Admittedly, not everything about it is that bad; new location(s), new people, new home. It’s all the packing and physically moving everything you’ve accumulated that I dislike. It’s really surprising the amount of “stuff”…

Mental Illness Is Not A Stigma

Mental Illness Is Not A Stigma

May is Mental Health Awareness Month It all began in 1949, Mental Health America (MHA) started an awareness campaign to educate the masses about mental illnesses. With this campaign in mind, MHA hoped to erase the stigma of having mental illnesses by educating the uninformed on what it was all about and that these conditions are something…

8 Reasons Why I’m Joining The Tiny House Movement

8 Reasons Why I’m Joining The Tiny House Movement

It’s not just a fad. Several years ago, I had a major epiphany. After being so unhappy in my current job, I decided something had to change. I lived, ate, and breathed technology. I spent 10 plus hours a day working on a computer or some other electronic device. I had no life. I’d come…

Earth Day Should Be Every Day

Earth Day Should Be Every Day

Observation for Earth Day is April 22nd In 1970, after witnessing a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, US Senator Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day to raise awareness about our environment. Back then, there weren’t any regulations on air or water pollution. After millions of Americans had protested in several cities, Congress authorized the…

Super Bowl LI: Entertainment or Protest?

Super Bowl LI: Entertainment or Protest?

Did the Super Bowl Become a Venue for a Demonstration? The Super Bowl is one of the most anticipated annual sporting events there is. Millions watch each year providing a perfect venue for corporations and businesses to advertise their products and services. However, this year had a noticeable difference. Companies like Budweiser, 84 Lumber, and…

Tiny by Design Part 2

Tiny by Design Part 2

Framework or Your Tiny House’s Skeleton As my husband and I have been researching all of the details on building or buying a tiny home, we’ve collected a great deal of helpful information along the way. In part 1 of Tiny by Design, I discussed the first decision one needs to make on going tiny: a…

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