Trauma for Sale

Having studied psychology in college and continuing those studies in loose form, then having lived the life I have coupled with the continued anxieties I deal with, this topic strikes me in a way that few others do. One could call it being triggered were one to wish to use common terms of the day. … Continue reading Trauma for Sale

Hold That Thought

One of the blogs I subscribe to, or rather, the newsletter or emails or whatever of said blog, is Nir Eyal. His blog Nir & Far has been a frequent visit site since discovering it. In the emails, Nir sends links to interesting articles, often dealing with psychology and social media. On the heals of … Continue reading Hold That Thought

Again?

Some time ago I decided to step away from social media. This was done without clicking delete or deactivate; it was a simple measure of stepping back, of being more conscious of the activity. Eventually, as more control was attained, small steps back were made until eventually it resumed its prior foothold. Time passed and … Continue reading Again?

What is it doing for me?

Exploration of one’s self is an all important endeavor. For me, much of my exploration of late has been in the realms of my writing, of how, why, and what am I writing. There’s been a need for me to turn inward to find and fight the demons keeping me from being successful, both in … Continue reading What is it doing for me?

Blocked

"Blocked"a short story by Jeremy C Kester (all rights reserved) She was quiet as she looked at the dish in front of her. I wasn’t paying much attention to her as Instagram had my attention piercing my brain through the digitized images transferred to the screen of my phone. Honestly, it wouldn’t have mattered much … Continue reading Blocked