Seek Your Own Truth

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: There's an island in Japan you can visit that's inhabited only by friendly bunnies. (I would love to go here)   I really want to talk about the concept of witchcraft and what people think of witches. Honestly, there’s a large stigma out there that brings…

Is Failure Really So Bad?

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Vampire bats are the only mammals in the world that live entirely on blood.   I think that we can all relate very well to a single word. Failure. It terrifies us because to fail at something means you didn’t get it quite right. You’ve messed…

A Fear of Change

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Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: In 2005, a fortune cookie company called Wonton Food Inc. correctly foretold lottery numbers, resulting in 110 winners and an investigation. No fraud was involved. Today I am conflicted. I am torn between two life changing decisions. The result of my choice will forever transform my…

Pain…Expression

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Neutron stars can spin 600 times per second!   What you’re about to read is a collected expression of emotion that I’ve been holding back for a while. It’s been added to, backspaced, and torn apart in these past few days and it needs to be…

Are You Indecisive? Here’s Some Advice

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Earth is calculated to be about 4.54 billion years old. In the past few days I have struggled with being indecisive about two decisions in my life. I’ve been so caught up in my doubt that I didn’t even realize the lack of decision making was…

Afraid? Here’s 3 Simple Tips

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: Penguins can jump over 9 feet high!   Today I feel tired but strong. This past month, I feel like I’ve pushed through a lot of troubling obstacles. This proves that I’m capable of pushing forward even when my fear is at its peak. Do you…

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…

Failure Is Not Permanent

Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: A Blue Whale's heart is the size of a VW Beetle and large enough that you could swim through its arteries.   Failure is a funny thing. Sometimes it hits you when you least expect it and other times you stare failure straight in the face…

Don’t Be Afraid To Fail

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Some asteroids have moons of their own.   You can't let failure stop you from doing what you want to do. If anything, failure isn't a means to make you quit, but simply something to help you learn. Learning from mistakes is what makes you better.…

Our Trip to Ruby Falls

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."   I know it’s been a few days since it happened, but the trip to Chattanooga was SO MUCH FUN! We went to so many places and saw so…