What I Learned About My Depression and Anxiety From Traveling


Depression and anxiety are the archenemies of a Variety Seeker. They prey on positive energy, curiosity and creativity. They are the antithesis of free-spiritedness. The soul of a Variety Seeker — my soul — craves to roam and explore. But with anxiety and depression, I perpetually feel frozen, trying to contain a war inside, a […]

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Being Introverted AND a Variety Seeker

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Sure I have big dreams of being interviewed by Oprah on Super Soul Sunday… …of traveling the world on my best-selling book tour… …of being the owner of a coffee shop tree house… …but I also need about 3 days of solitary confinement after an evening of socializing.    Why? Because I’m an Introverted Variety Seeker. […]

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Should Variety Seekers Be Parents? [I need your help with this one]


Like a 5-year-old petitioning to get a dog… …that’s how I feel when people imply that because I’m a Variety Seeker… …I should not have children. I’ve heard things like… “Being a parent is a life-long commitment.  You can’t just change your mind one day.”   In other words…maybe we’ll get you a goldfish instead. […]

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It is early morning.  You’ve been walking through a beautiful forest.  At first alone, but then one-by-one others emerge.  You walk in silence together.  In the center of the forest is a large clearing.   At the front of the clearing is a podium.  You gather.  The speaker appears… Welcome. You have been called here…One… […]

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