Be Gentle With Your Thoughts

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Emotional level: 8 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: A scorpion can hold its breath for one week.   It’s been over a week since we lost Jinx. So many other things have happened between then and now. Experiencing loss changes the way you look at death. Loss turns what you thought you knew into…

I Have a Problem with Death

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Emotional state: happy but sad Mental state: manageable I know, it's been a bit, but I had to sort my thoughts and emotions out. A death in the family can really turn things around in ways you never expect. It brings about feelings you don't want. The darkness sticks to you like black tar. It…

When We Feel Uninspired

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Today I feel tired. It's days like this one that make me feel like I have no inspiration left when it comes to...well, anything really. Emotional state: teetering on depressed Mental state: Too. Many. Thoughts. I need a relaxing day. One that doesn't send my brain into a frenzy of worry and panic. It doesn't…

Seeking the Past

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I've been thinking a lot about the past. We need it. There are a lot of aspects about it that we don't like to look back on, but it's necessary if we don't want to repeat the same steps over and over. We want to learn and improve ourselves. That's the only way we can…

If My Anxiety Could Talk

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There's no doubt that if my anxiety could talk, it would scream almost endlessly. I'm not referring to the anxiety which occurs just moments before talking to a crush or right before it's time to go on stage. The anxiety I'm focusing on today is the kind that comes from GAD which is Generalized Anxiety…

Believing in Yourself

I wasn't going to write about this today...but something changed my mind. There's quite a lot to be said about believing in yourself and the capacity of your own being. The rule seems to be that if we can believe in something, we can do it. I have always believed that through our hardest trials,…

Thoughts in the Moment

People are rude. It's as simple as that. When we are down and life is taking its sweet time improving, "people" have a knack for knocking us down when we need it the least. They can be unrelenting and forceful. So what choice do we have but to suck it up? It's terrible, and no…