The Do’s and Don’t of A Bad Day

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Horseshoe crabs have eyes on multiple parts of their body.   Today was a good day. In fact, it was a wonderful day! But yesterday, life definitely could have been better. Things didn’t exactly go as planned, but everything worked out in the end. It also…

Slow Down

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: There is a device that uses sound waves to put out fires.   One of the most important things to remember when it comes to mental health is the reminder to slow down. Sometimes we get so caught up with our own lives we forget there…

Don’t Push Yourself Too Hard

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: There is an estimated 5,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bacteria living on Earth.   How are you doing today? My past few days, or weeks rather, have been up and down. As is life and what not but, here’s the thing. I tried really hard not to push myself too…

Take A Break – You Deserve It

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: 65% of the highways in Germany (Autobahn) have no speed limit. Today I feel tired, but good. I decided to take a break from writing. Honestly all I’ve wanted to do these past few days is write, but I held out and it was well worth…

Make Time For Fun

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: There are more cars than people in Los Angeles.   Most of us have VERY busy schedules. Me? I’m juggling writing, a full-time job, and going to school full time. It’s a lot to deal with most days. When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I try to remind…

Try Some Meditation

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: Cotton candy was invented by a dentist.   I am happy. Today is much better than yesterday. There’s no time to wallow in the past. I have things to do, places to be, words to write, and people to see. While I’m excited about feeling re-energized,…

Be Honest With Yourself

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Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Wealthy Europeans in the 1500s and 1600s ate parts of corpses, believing them to have medicinal properties.   You have to be honest with yourself. I feel like that’s the only real way to get anywhere in life. You must be honest about who you are…

Just Too Much

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  Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: Someone dies of suicide about every 13 minutes.   I know, that little fact is a depressing start to a blog post…or any post, really. It’s a fact that appealed to me while I was searching for a few things online today. It truly breaks…

It’s A Festive/Chaotic Time

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Emotional level: 7Mental level: 7TODAY I LEARNED: A full grown bear can run as fast as a horse! This time of year is always so busy. People run to and fro trying to find the right gifts to give to their loved ones. It’s during this rather bustling time of year that most people find…