Fall. Again.

I love the fall season. As child it meant a new outfit for school, new pencils and best of all, new books. As adult I find a sense of renewal in the fall. Fall feels like the start of a new year to me. The harvest is in, the wind is cool, and all living…

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My Virtual Reality

My son has a virtual reality system.  To play, you put on an eye mask that looks like overgrown ski goggles.  Then the headphones come next.  Your mind accepts what is not real which is one of the reasons that no one is allowed to play with this system unsupervised.   It is a wondrous thing…

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Stress

I like R. S. Lazarus’ way of defining stress “Stress arises when individuals perceive that they cannot adequately cope with the demands being made on them or with threats to their well-being.” I understand this to mean if I perceive that the situation is more demanding of me than my perceived level of energy to…

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