Yeah, between the migraines, and my normal levels of Anxiety and Depression, it has been a laugh riot around the Geek Household What Rules. By “laugh riot,” I mean, I have been a complete wreck. A lot of the nerds I know have mental health issues, or mental illnesses if you prefer. And I think… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #555 – Mental Health and Being Kind to Yourself
I do not actually get this question all that often anymore, mostly because all you have to do is point at CNN, MSNBC, or any news channel, newspaper, website, blog… There’s a lot to be angry about. And not just in the wider scheme of things. The Nerdiverse is going through some pretty sizable upheavals… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #553 – Why are you so angry?
Well, the good news is that I have gone long enough between migraines that I’ve been able to start using my kettlebells again. Which is nice, but geez I’m sore. I continue to monitor the whole Gaming #MeToo situation, and while there are some heartening developments, the sheer number of stories coming out is more… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #541 – A Little Levity
This is something I have ranted about before in many locations but never here. But let’s face it. We’re nerds. Most of our hobbies require being sedentary, sometimes for hours at a time, not to mention our jobs. I want to address something about health. A couple of things. First is that you do not… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #530 – A Public Service Announcement
Sooo, the Arisia Committee has some ‘splainin’ to do, as I and a bunch of other folks wait for their response to the accusation by a former chair that they value the services of a rapist over the safety and services of his victim. I believe the victim. I stand with the victim. And I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #506 – Arisia, I am Disappoint
I’ve talked about self care here before, because it’s important. And also because when you google it, you get a lot of pictures of candles, and bubble baths, and hot chocolate. And sometimes those things aren’t very feasible. Owning cats can really put a damper on your enthusiasm for candles, particularly if you’ve ever had… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #505 – Self Care and What Does that Look Like to You
No one volunteered their stories of nerd epiphanies, so I guess that means I’m blowing my cool fifty on something I can review here. Feel free to suggest things you’d like to see me review. The new job is blissful. I’ll just leave it at that. But the world is not. And one thing I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #500 – And We’re Going to Get Real