Emotional satellite: Energizers & Drainers

Continuation of Emotional Satellite discussion discussed here: Emotional satellite, Emotional satellite: Adjust settings.

Developing a keen awareness of your own emotions will add another layer of perception onto your daily observations. When I feel uncomfortable I get quiet, my muscles tense up, and I typically avoid making eye contact. Knowing this about myself has helped me realize when others around me feel uncomfortable. Understanding yourself tends to make it easier to understand others. Continue reading


Emotional Satellite: Adjust settings

Original post on Emotional Satellite

Before an emotional satellite can be used there must be time spend set adjusting settings. On a regular electronic device, this means reading instruction manuals, determining what plugs go where etc. Adjusting your emotional satellite begins by developing an increased awareness of one’s emotions. Continue reading

Am I in trouble?

Last Friday I moved into my apartment above Smitty’s Steaks. My mom came too, along with my younger brother and three younger sisters. Six people in an apartment designed for one person comfortably. The eye of a tropical storm out on the coast was more tame. This is why when people ask me how many siblings I have my response is “Too many.” Continue reading

Seven people you will inevitably run into at the movies

Going to the movies is a treasured pastime of mine. Nothing beats the immersion of huge wall to wall film experience, surround sound and popcorn. Lots and lots of popcorn. My only gripe with going to the theater is other people. Through rigorous analysis, research, and scientific observation (aka people watching) I have discovered the seven types of people that you will inevitably run into at the movies.   Continue reading