Don’t Discriminate, Don’t Hate

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: Ketchup was sold as medicine in the 1830’s. How is everyone today? Hope you all are well and doing at least one thing a day that you love. A lot of things have spiraled through my constant mind in the past few days and honestly…it’s exhausting.…

Shutting Yourself Off From The World

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Bubble wrap was originally designed to be used as wallpaper. We all have our differences. We do things in our own way which is part of being unique. Just like our differences, we cope in various ways. Some people like to be around others when they’re…

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…

Disconnect

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: A single cloud can weigh more than 1 million pounds.   The slow season has arrived, and man has it been exactly that…slow. I’m not complaining though because this past year was very fast paced. Honestly, I could use some down time. Rest is certainly important.…

Even If It’s Christmas…

Emotional level: 9 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: The United States has about 9 billion chickens! I had planned to take a break from writing for the holidays, but sometimes you can't hold back your thoughts, and they need to be written. For some reason Christmas doesn't have a horrible energy this year. Normally…

Don’t Work Yourself to Death

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Emotional level: 8Mental level: 8TODAY I LEARNED: Rats, horses, and rabbits cannot vomit. We are told all our lives that hard work is important, and while it is imperative that we maintain a job, that doesn’t mean we should work ourselves to death. Most people are working a regular 9 to 5 job that doesn’t…

More Nature…Less Stress

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Recently a few friends and I traveled to Greenbrier. For those who don't know, Greenbrier is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It's a beautiful place with magnificent river spots and tons to explore. It's also an amazing location to unwind and connect with nature...which is really what I've…

We’re All Connected & Racism

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Whether we like it or not, we are all part of the same planet. Same universe, same…everything really. We may live our own lives through and through, but there’s always something to analyze that connects us. We’re thankful, sure, but the world nowadays is so separated. Even with all these things connecting us, we have…