The State of Michael

I'm feeling two things right now. One, hungry, because my breakfast has left me and I'm not particularly busy, giving me ample energy to waste on not not feeling hungry. Two, cold, because it is cold in the office. Thanksgiving 2010 is in precisely two days. As we do most often, Robyn and I will be ...

Meta-Accomplishment

Accomplishment is a drug. Each time you successfully achieve something you get a little rush. Dopamine or seratonin or some kind of neurotransmitter is released and you're doing all right. But what about when you don't have time to finish something? What if you can't actually finish it because you're not able? What if the ...

Putting It Off…Forever?

There are a few things I don't like to deal with because of significant anxiety. These things range from mild concern that can be talked through all the way up to fear-cowered small ball of worry-shriveling death. In no particular order: Planning a vacation Visiting family Spending large amounts of money Using shared facilities at work Major house changes Going through ...