Tag: satisfaction

Freelance Writing Advice

When Quitting Equals Winning

Quitting the Game

People like to refer to life as a game or competition. The winners are the ones who accumulate the most or best things, achieve the most success, or attain the most power. That’s the conventional wisdom, anyway, which means that most of us are playing a game we’ll never win. We’ll never have a lot …

Random Generalizations & Observations

All That Negativity? It’s Jealousy. (Just Like Your Mother Told You)


Like a lot of people, I’ve been subjected to a lot of negativity over the years because I don’t fit neatly or conveniently into the mainstream mold. In school, I was a geek/dork/nerd/whatever name you give to kids who are in school to learn, not to be part of the popular crowd. I was smart, …