Blogs

Cord Cutting Conundrum (The Era of Online Subscriptions)

Ziggie writes about how easy it is to end up paying the same price as cable for social media. He explains how all the social media platforms can add up fast and helpful ways to decrease your bill.

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Get Checked Out: How a Small Pimple sent me to the ER.

Ziggie, explains about his experience with a small health issue becoming a bigger problem. Ziggie writes about the importance of dealing with any health problem right away rather then waiting to see if it gets worse.

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Chicago Med – A Smart and Diverse Drama

Check out what Ziggie thinks about Chicago Med, a medical drama. He shares his views on increasing diversity and realism in the way these characters are portrayed in the show.

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What is a Mental Health Advance Directive? A Brief Overview.

In this blog for May, Ziggie explains what a Mental Health Advance Directive is and why it's helpful to prepare this document ahead of time. He also writes about his own experience crafting this document for himself.

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Burnout: My Story – What Is It and How To Move Forward After

Ziggie discusses burnout - what is it, his experience with it, and how he was able to gain back control in his life after experiencing burnout

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Masks; More Than Just A Pandemic Safety Measure

Ziggie talks about the benefits of wearing masks in his day to day life

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The Golden Girls: Aging Gracefully with Laughter

Ziggie talks about how the show, The Golden Girls, impacted him as he grew up and why he enjoyed it

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Celebrating Christmas & New Year’s Together

Ziggie expressed gratitude that he and his family could find ways to safely gather for the holidays this year while still being mindful of Covid

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First Family Thanksgiving in Two Years

Ziggie shares that he was able to have a family get together after 2 years and how grateful he was to catch up with family members

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How The Horror Film Carrie Teaches Us All To Be More Empathic To Targets Of Bullying

Ziggie talks about how the film Carrie isn't just a horror film, but a story about bullying and empathy

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Deconstructing Small Talk – Phatic Communication

Ziggie talks about how though small talk is part of everyday life, it can be challenging and confusing

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Pandemic Aggression

Ziggie discusses how wearing his mask in public led to an encounter with an angry man

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Positive Solutions – Supporting My Family Through a Pandemic

Ziggie explains how he supported his family during the pandemic, how he explained COVID-19 to them, and how things are looking up for them after being vaccinated

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Taking Pride In Myself – A Tale of Coming Out

For pride month, Ziggie reflects on how he came to terms with his sexuality and how he takes pride in himself year-round

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My Kindle Experience

Ziggie talks about how getting a Kindle has reignited his love of reading

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