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…

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…

Self Expression Continued…

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Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Betty White predates sliced bread!   I thought about running away. In all honesty, I’ve thought about it on more than one occasion. I can’t tell you how many times it’s actually crossed my mind. I push it back to the darker depths of my mind…

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…

Take Your Time – It’s Okay To Do So

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Elvis was actually blonde. “I’m running late!” “I’m out of time!” “I’ll never get to work on time!” “I wish I had more time!”   I tell myself at least one of these phrases every single day...it never fails. Somehow, no matter what we do, we…

Just Keep Moving…You’ll Get There

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Vikings didn’t wear horned helmets.   Today I feel better. I’ve been sick and let me tell you, it was hell. I thought for sure I had something more serious, but as it turns out, this terrible cold/flu thing has almost passed. It’s strange how much…

Time Will Pass Anyway

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: There is no scientific evidence, study or proof that cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis – there are however, suggestions that it can lead to other issues with your knuckles later in life.   How are you feeling today? I’m hoping everyone is having a great…