Learning To Let Go and Let Flow

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Christmas was illegal in the U.S. until 1836 as it was considered an Ancient Pagan Holiday.   Recently, I visited a casino! I had seen inside but never participated. I have to say, the experience was surreal! It felt like stepping into an entirely different reality;…

Listening To Our True Selves

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: Author J. K. Rowling wrote the final chapter of the last Harry Potter book in 1990, 7 years before the release of the first book.   I want to be completely honest about how I feel. I have no desire to create an illusion that says,…

Anxiety Mornings Are The Worst

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: The pressure to feel upbeat can make you feel downbeat. Embracing your darker moods is better in the long-run, psychology researchers found.   My body craves adventure. I deeply yearn to explore a new place, go looking for ghosts, or learn about a location with so…

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…

Letting Go of The Past

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: The world's oldest dress was found in Egypt and it is 5,000 years old.   Luckily I’m out of the depression well I was in yesterday. It took a while, but after a few good shows, well deserved company from my significant other, and good old…

A Depression Day

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Cheese is the most stolen food in the world.   I feel empty. Void. There’s no other way to explain it. It’s a part of the depression. But I haven’t let it stop me from doing all the things I need to today, which is progress.…

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…

Change Is Scary

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: 50 tons of trash is expected after the Times Square New Year’s Eve Bash.  It typically takes 12-16 hours to clean up after the event.   So, the moon is moving into Aries, which means our impulsive natures will be on the rise. Watch for that.…