What is My Lifestyle – How Do I Know When I have One?

Lifestyle Lifestyle is defined by how a person or group lives. We all see many examples of media showing us groups of people who belong together.  They wear the same clothes, drink the same wine and have the same types of haircuts.  They all look so glamorous or shabby-chic.  One might tend to wonder where one fits in in all of this.  I often wonder where I fit in and what my lifestyle is and if any- one else follows it.  What is a lifestyle and how do I know when I have one?  I guess that I have to go out and make one for myself, but it all seems so hard and time-consuming.  Can’t I just grab someone else’s lifestyle and pretend that it’s my own? Somehow I don’t think that’s how it works. The question comes down to, where do you belong in the scheme of things? Read More …

On the edge of stability/instability

On the Edge It’s interesting when you’re on the edge of anything, but it’s especially interesting when you are on the edge of homelessness.  There are things that I feel that I can’t explain about my life right now, but I know that I have to try.  Everyday I wake up and ask myself, “is this the day that I’m going to lose my job?”  “Is this the day someone’s going to figure out who I really am?”  This is the thing that I struggle with.  I am always in the moment when I am working, but every once in a while, that nagging sense of reality kicks in.  I want to be stable in the worst way, but when it comes to stability, all I’ve ever had is failure.  I act what I think successful people act like, but I know in my heart that I really feel like Read More …