Feel Free to Feel, Freddie: Why You Should Never Feel Guilty About Your Bacon’s Feelings

So, I’m big enough to admit that I have non-healthy tendencies when it comes to feelings. As a kid, I “made” myself feel and act thrilled to do math when my real feelings fell more along the lines of “If I stick each of my fingers into the pencil sharpener, could I make it look…

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Sensitive Sizzlers: 5 Reasons Sensitive People Are More Vulnerable to Feeling Guilty

When I was a teenager, I had a serious eyebrow problem. They were very thick, dark, and hairy, and I had no idea how to properly maintain them. I only knew enough to keep them from conjoining at the Prime Meridian. I had a whole Sam Waterston thing going on. Instead of doing the normal…

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Take Care of Your Awesomeness: How to Self-Care Like a Bacon Boss

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but self-care is all the rage these days. (Yes, this is one of THOSE posts. It’s about to get all warm and fuzzy up in here!) Everyone has their own way of doing it, so of course I would too, duh.  Seriously though, similar to how actual bacon needs…

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Let It Go, Then You’ll Know: You Can Only Hear Your Bacon When You Give Up Control

I love making people laugh. I’ve been involved in my local improv community for a few years now because there’s nothing more exhilarating to me than causing an entire room to erupt in laughter over something I said. I remember one particular show that I will not soon forget (as much as I’d like to).…

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Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Misery: How Making Decisions Really Stresses Out Your Bacon

Back when I was in high school, I was a member of my church’s youth group. I remember attending a conference that all the youth groups in the diocese were invited to. It involved prayer, worship music, lectures, and small group talks on individual themes.  It could have been a real good time… had I…

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Stop and Smell the Bacon: A Meditation Guide for Beginners

Don’t worry, I’m not going to go all hippy on you. (Or maybe I AM, but is that really a bad thing?) I used to be one of the biggest skeptics of meditation. “I suffer from obsessive thoughts… how the HELL am I supposed to ‘quiet my mind?’ It’s not possible, so you can put…

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