The mask. The bane of my existence and my Savior. The air in my lungs and the poison in my veins.
Yesterday was....well, let's just say it wasn't one of my better days in recent history.
For those who don't know, I work in customer service at a local business. Yesterday (August 3, 2017), I took advantage of an opportunity to crack open some of the stigma surrounding mental illnesses but also to help educate and encourage someone. You see, one of my regular customers commented that he really appreciated that … Continue reading 8/4/2017
My previous General Manager had a saying. “Create an awesome day!” He’d say it to me and to others, I think it may have been his favorite saying. I’m slowly learning (and often forgetting) that creating an awesome day isn’t just about planning your day, setting up meetings, or planning for events, although that certainly … Continue reading “Create an awesome day”
On July 20, 2017 Chester Bennington committed suicide. Chester was the lead singer for the rap/metal band Linkin Park. And as I’ve read a few articles as people respond to his passing, I’m finding there’s one thing that’s bothering me, and it’s not related to his passing. No, it’s related to some people’s response to … Continue reading Stigma Takes Another Life
You have to understand that I’m not like you. I’m broken. Fractured in a way that may never be fully healed. The pieces that make me don’t quite fit together properly. You see, there’s this thing in deep inside that lurks, pacing, waiting for the right moment to break free of the restraints it’s under. … Continue reading Fractured
Before I say anything else, I do want to make this clear: I love my job. I love the people I work with, I love my co-workers and fellow supervisors. I don’t nessisarily love working out in the bone-chilling cold in winter, but the warmer weather, especially in summer with travellers coming through makes up … Continue reading Change?