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…

Sucks To Be Sick

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: India has a Bill of Rights for cows.   I’m sick. For 4 days, it’s been nothing but mucus and I am SO ready to be better. It’s interesting how sickness makes you think differently. It makes you see things in a different light. It changes…

Good News, Missing Loved Ones, & Snow

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: 350 slices of pizza are sold every second in America.   I’m ecstatic today, but I don’t want to say why. I feel like a kid waking up on Christmas morning. The anticipation of opening presents just brimming and rising in my smile. Something very wonderful…

Uncertainty

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: The slinky was created by accident. You know what's frustrating as hell? When things are going completely right, and then suddenly, they're all to crap. I'm not fond of uncertainty when it comes to life plans, but then again, who is? Lately I've been working to…

Terrible Two

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt both snuck out of a White House even, commandeered an airplane, and went on a joyride to Baltimore. It’s day two of this new self-care journey and damn…I can say this is harder than people even realize. Keeping to a diet…

Stab You In The Back

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: A lion’s roar can be heard from 5 miles away!   Every day we make the choices we feel are the right ones, even if some of those choices aren’t the least bit right. When your friend or family member stabs you in the back, do…

Don’t Forget To Meditate

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: It was actually "Flavor Aid," not "Kool-Aid" that poisoned the suicidal members of the Jonestown Massacre.   So…lately I have been slacking when it comes to meditation. I can never stress just how important daily meditation is, and yet some days I’m just too tired or…

Personally Depressed

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Supposedly, yawning cools your brain.   Today I really went through a lot emotionally. Normally I go into detail about what it is that’s bothering me but for now I will say it’s simply something I have to work through. I take it day by day…

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…