Failing to follow directions generally ends badly.

When people don’t follow directions, things don’t work out as well as they could. This is, of course, generally speaking, and I can already hear the “but this one time, at band camp.” When you follow the directions, you don’t end up with mystery parts and machines that don’t start. Most of the time. My…… Continue reading Failing to follow directions generally ends badly.

Deep thoughts and writer’s block.

Writer’s block: a condition primarily associated with writing, in which an author is unable to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown. This creative stall is not a result of commitment problems or a lack of writing skills. [i] For reasons large and small, I’m resisting my attempts at essaying. My journal is getting…… Continue reading Deep thoughts and writer’s block.

Self-care is an evolving art.

Self-care is a skill. If you’re lucky, your parents teach you everything you need to know. If you’re unlucky or over forty, it’s less innate and requires more education and practice. I was bad at self-care for a long time. It was the eating disorder and the raging mental illness. My energies were otherwise occupied.…… Continue reading Self-care is an evolving art.

Ayurvedic treatment for restless legs (Willis-Ekbom disease).

Restless legs syndrome (RLS), as the name suggests is a condition where the person is forced by himself and his legs are voluntarily shaken or moved uncontrollably for a long time in a day. It is a nervous system disorder that causes an overpowering urge to move the legs. It’s also known as Willis-Ekbom disease.…… Continue reading Ayurvedic treatment for restless legs (Willis-Ekbom disease).