Health, Life

Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 2

In the first part of this series, we talked about some of the things that you can do to mitigate the stressors in your life. Coming at them with a realistic point of view; there are problems that you can solve and ones you can work with/around.Now, we move into what I consider the second… Continue reading Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 2

Health, Life, Observations

Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 1

Stress... lately a lot of it has been floating around. And I'm no exception, for reasons personal, professional, family and health issues. Life is a challenge, and when I look at the options for managing it a lot of them are..... Identifying The Issues with Current Advice for Stress Management They sound reasonable at first… Continue reading Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 1

D&D

The Day My Party Didn’t Punch The Moon (and possibly a daemon) with A Giant Robot

My players make interesting choices. Often I love them for it. Its a fun surprise to see what they come up with. But, sometimes, I am simply, truly, amazingly baffled by their in game decisions. Recently, they used some powerful and risky spell craft to "fix" a problem* I confronted them with. And the immediate… Continue reading The Day My Party Didn’t Punch The Moon (and possibly a daemon) with A Giant Robot

Observations, Policy

Should We Resurrect Mutual Improvement Societies?

Modern society, but primarily the engines of the modern economy and our hopeful ability to swim against the tide pushing us ever farther down into poverty, seems to require that we are always adding to our skill sets. The wisdom is that the world will change, and that we have little choice but to change… Continue reading Should We Resurrect Mutual Improvement Societies?