Learning To Let Go and Let Flow

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Christmas was illegal in the U.S. until 1836 as it was considered an Ancient Pagan Holiday.   Recently, I visited a casino! I had seen inside but never participated. I have to say, the experience was surreal! It felt like stepping into an entirely different reality;…

Listening To Our True Selves

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Author J. K. Rowling wrote the final chapter of the last Harry Potter book in 1990, 7 years before the release of the first book.   I want to be completely honest about how I feel. I have no desire to create an illusion that says,…

Anxiety Mornings Are The Worst

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: The pressure to feel upbeat can make you feel downbeat. Embracing your darker moods is better in the long-run, psychology researchers found.   My body craves adventure. I deeply yearn to explore a new place, go looking for ghosts, or learn about a location with so…

Find Your “Muchness” Again

Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: Cats display the same main attachment styles as babies and dogs, a study found.   I am absolutely over the moon about all this fresh, new energy in my life! Amidst this flurry of change, there’s something I wanted to unearth from my mind. My muchness.…

A Morning Light

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Nero, the Roman Emperor, married a man, one of his freedmen, taking the role of the bride.   I’m sitting here, having a Dr. Pepper for breakfast. The light from the living room window shines in, its intensity filtered by the dark clouds. It creates a…

Don’t Be Perfect

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: You’re more sensitive to smells when you’re hungry.   I don’t think a blog post can sum up just how much has happened in the past few weeks. There is truly so much. Luckily, I came to a very real and true conclusion through all of…

Happiness

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Finland is the world’s happiest country according to the 2019 World Happiness Report.   Let’s all move to Finland! I’m kidding…maybe not. It all depends on just how happy Finland really is. In all honesty though, I would love to visit Finland. Truthfully, I was going…

Letting Go of The Past

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: The world's oldest dress was found in Egypt and it is 5,000 years old.   Luckily I’m out of the depression well I was in yesterday. It took a while, but after a few good shows, well deserved company from my significant other, and good old…

A Depression Day

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Cheese is the most stolen food in the world.   I feel empty. Void. There’s no other way to explain it. It’s a part of the depression. But I haven’t let it stop me from doing all the things I need to today, which is progress.…

Purging Your Rut

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: 350 million people, of all ages, around the world, suffer from depression. I wish I could go swimming in the ocean right now. Just now, as I let out a breath, I tasted a slight hint of the saltwater from the sea. I don’t know how…