Another Anxious Day

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the rivers on the planet combined.   Today I feel somewhat altered. It’s these dizzy days that make my anxiety flare up. Sometimes it’s just a lack of sleep, other times it’s part of…

Just Too Much

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  Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: Someone dies of suicide about every 13 minutes.   I know, that little fact is a depressing start to a blog post…or any post, really. It’s a fact that appealed to me while I was searching for a few things online today. It truly breaks…

A New Year Is Nearing

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Peanuts can be used to make dynamite. The time for New Year's resolutions is upon us and I feel like I'm unsure about what I want to improve upon this coming year. There will be new challenges and struggles, but I feel confident I can overcome…

Even If It’s Christmas…

Emotional level: 9 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: The United States has about 9 billion chickens! I had planned to take a break from writing for the holidays, but sometimes you can't hold back your thoughts, and they need to be written. For some reason Christmas doesn't have a horrible energy this year. Normally…

This Year Taught Me How To Let Go

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: “Duff” is the decaying organic matter found on a forest floor.   It’s been a long time since I’ve been away from my other half for more than 8-12 hours. I must admit…it’s true what they say. Distance really does make the heart grow fonder. I…

It’s A Festive/Chaotic Time

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Emotional level: 7Mental level: 7TODAY I LEARNED: A full grown bear can run as fast as a horse! This time of year is always so busy. People run to and fro trying to find the right gifts to give to their loved ones. It’s during this rather bustling time of year that most people find…

Lost Energy

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a spider. Today my energy is lost in a whirlwind of sleep loss and caffeine. I ask myself all the time what really drives me to be a better person. I would love…

Don’t Work Yourself to Death

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Emotional level: 8Mental level: 8TODAY I LEARNED: Rats, horses, and rabbits cannot vomit. We are told all our lives that hard work is important, and while it is imperative that we maintain a job, that doesn’t mean we should work ourselves to death. Most people are working a regular 9 to 5 job that doesn’t…

Are You Tough?

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 9 TODAY I LEARNED: “Speak of the Devil” is short for “Speak of the Devil and he shall come.” It was believed that if you spoke about the Devil, it would attract his attention. That’s why when you’re talking about someone and they show up, people say, “Speak of the…

Sometimes I Forget

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Vending machines kill more people than sharks do every year. If you know a friend who forgets everything ALL THE TIME,you know how frustrating it is making plans with them. You constantly must give them reminders throughout the day, and if you’re not careful, it will…