Do You Fear You Will Fail?

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: You're more likely to become the President than you are to win the lottery.   Does the fear of failure often hold you back? Does it keep you from doing the things you wish you could do? I know that same fear all too well and…

Ghosts, Bad People, Understanding

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: The world's longest musical piece lasts 639 years.   It’s time to get out of the depression talk and into something a little bit happier…well, happier for me, at least. 😊 I love ghosts, ghost stories, horror, haunted items, places, and things. If it’s spooky, chances…

One Step Ahead, Two Steps Back

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration.   I’m not going to lie to anyone and say that living with depression is easy. The hard part about it is that you can’t always tell…

Clinical Depression & Thought Replacement

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: You replace every particle in your body every seven years. You are literally not the same person you were 7 years ago.   Recently I’ve re-evaluated what it means to be a clinically depressed person. Each day is different because you never know what sad or…

Shutting Yourself Off From The World

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Bubble wrap was originally designed to be used as wallpaper. We all have our differences. We do things in our own way which is part of being unique. Just like our differences, we cope in various ways. Some people like to be around others when they’re…

Make Time For Fun

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: There are more cars than people in Los Angeles.   Most of us have VERY busy schedules. Me? I’m juggling writing, a full-time job, and going to school full time. It’s a lot to deal with most days. When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I try to remind…

Try Some Meditation

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: Cotton candy was invented by a dentist.   I am happy. Today is much better than yesterday. There’s no time to wallow in the past. I have things to do, places to be, words to write, and people to see. While I’m excited about feeling re-energized,…

Don’t Keep Toxic People In Your Life

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: Jupiter and Saturn have diamond rain.   Today I am just getting by. I’m tired but there’s been a lot on my mind the past few days. It amazes me how many people will tell you they are there for you, but then they show their…

It’s Been One of Those Days

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: Dolphins have names for each other and can call out for each other specifically. Have you ever had one of those days where you’re barely making it? You’re running on three hours of sleep or less, (you’re not really sure because time is a blur), and…