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…

Blessed Yule & Merry Christmas

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: In Germany, Poland, and Ukraine, finding a spider or a spider's web on a Christmas tree is believed to be a harbinger of good luck. What is it about Christmas time that makes us completely lose our minds? We constantly push and pull, buy presents here…

Signs From The Universe

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: “Do geese see god?” <<< that can be read forwards and backwards.   I’ve been thinking a lot about my characters from my book. Story book characters live their lives so much different from ours. Every time you read a book about a far away place…

Breakdowns Are The Worst

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: The coldest temperature ever recorded was -144 degrees Fahrenheit.   I had a breakdown yesterday. I told myself, from now on I am going to be completely honest with how this blog turns out. Consistency doesn’t hold a flame to honesty. If you can be true…

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…

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…