Is Blogging Dead?

Well, blogging is definitely not even close to being as popular as it was 10 years ago. 10 years ago, people had to sit in front of a computer and search for information and entertainment because smart phones with apps weren't as common as they are now. I remember having a Blackberry and I did … Continue reading Is Blogging Dead?

Thoughts on Getting Fooled By the New Age/Spirituality Trend

I'll admit, I was duped by the new age/spirituality trend for 3 years. This includes law of attraction, crystal energy, reiki, Sedona cleansing, karmic debt, spiritual awakening, etc. Pretty much 90% of what I blogged about from 2017 to early 2020. I don't believe in any of those things anymore and I'm very unapologetic about … Continue reading Thoughts on Getting Fooled By the New Age/Spirituality Trend

Does Free Will Exist or Is It An Illusion?

It depends on the definition of free will. The free will vs. determinism debate has become an interest of mine for several months. In fact, my new understanding of both free will and determinism is what pulled me from being a pessimist to becoming an optimistic realist. As a side note, this new understanding is … Continue reading Does Free Will Exist or Is It An Illusion?

Where I Stand Politically

2020 has been the most eye opening political year for me and I'm sure for many other Americans. I've never been interested in having conversations on politics because we all know these kinds of conversations can go from really fun to really nasty really fast, especially if there's any alcohol involved. However, I did take … Continue reading Where I Stand Politically

Some Lessons Learned From Blogging

I've hopped back on again and I don't intend to leave! What was once "Jen's Life" is now "The Resilience Swing". Earlier this year, I decided to buy my own self-hosted site on and export everything from, even my followers. The reason why is because is a hosted site that I … Continue reading Some Lessons Learned From Blogging