Month: January 2018

My Brain is a Shitty Car and I’m Trying Real Hard Not to Crash: A Depression Metaphor

My Brain is a Shitty Car and I’m Trying Real Hard Not to Crash: A Depression Metaphor

I’ve started thinking of my brain as a shitty old car. I’ve got anxiety, I’ve got depression, and my bumpers are a little dented. I’ve had this car for such a long time. I can’t get rid of it, I’ve just got to learn to […]

Should you bring your FAA approved car seat to the apocalypse?

Should you bring your FAA approved car seat to the apocalypse?

“Mommy, come hide with me,” he calls from under a pile of pillows. He spends entirely too long arranging the blanket just so, in the way only three year olds can. “We are trapped now! No one can find us.” We giggle conspiratorially at our […]

How to Deal with a Toxic Person, Part One: Identifying Toxic People in Your Life

How to Deal with a Toxic Person, Part One: Identifying Toxic People in Your Life

Let’s talk about toxic people. The difference between toxic people and assholes? With someone toxic, you have some sort of connected relationship that makes it hard to dismiss them. When we meet a stranger who is toxic, we just call them an asshole and avoid […]