Anxiety Days

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: A Belgian pigeon named Armando is worth $1.4 million.   I had a very bad day a few days ago. I was anxious before I went to sleep, anxious while I slept, and then even more anxious when I woke up. I had nightmares that truly…

Don’t Be An Entitled Asshole

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Oranges were originally green!   I’m feeling better today but, something has been on my mind. The concept of entitled people is a wide one. Why do they feel the need to constantly insist they are owed this and that? I’m sure it all comes from…

Time Will Pass Anyway

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: There is no scientific evidence, study or proof that cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis – there are however, suggestions that it can lead to other issues with your knuckles later in life.   How are you feeling today? I’m hoping everyone is having a great…

I’m Thankful For My Life

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: The Dancing Plague of 1518 was a case of dancing mania that occurred in Germany, where people danced without rest for a month straight.   I feel that another visit to the park is needed. Already I’m feeling the effects of the week. It hasn’t been…

Too Much Work and a Little Nature

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: You have a 1 in 200 chance of being related to Genghis Khan, (the Khagan of the Mongol Empire).   I overloaded yesterday. I tried putting too much work into something on very little sleep. All of the stress resulted in a panic attack of sorts…

Fear of Death…And Other News

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: After the Disney movie “Princess and the Frog” came out, more than 50 children were hospitalized with salmonella from kissing frogs.   Is January really almost over? No, it can’t be! Time really does fly. These months have a way of zooming by without our notice…

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…

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…