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Am I a spoiled hiker? (Probably)

A couple of weeks ago I broke one of my most sacred rules of hiking-Never, ever, ever, ever hike to Anthony’s Nose during peak hours on a Sunday. 950 more words

How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed

You’re not at your best when you’re stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. 100 more words


Exam stress 'among teen suicide causes' | BBC News

Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to research.Experts at the University of Manchester also found bullying and family bereavement were linked to suicides.They investigated the suicides of 130 people under 20 in England between January 2014 and April 2015.In February, figures published by the Office for National Statistics revealed an increase in youth suicides.

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Opinions still aren't valid forms of payment in 2016

Me: Hello? Are opinions an acceptable form of payment?

Operator: No, I’m sorry dear.  It’s still Amex, Visa, Mastercard, Discover & cash.

Me: Oh okay, that’s what I thought! 419 more words

Being Happy

No Matter What You Tell Yourself, There Is Nothing Wrong with You

“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” ~Bronnie Ware from Top Five Regrets of the Dying. 2,189 more words


Morning musings

Leave me here

Do not worry about me

I like it this way

Lost in my head.

On occasion I allow myself this pleasure. I enjoy the voices.

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Where's Your Head At?

It’s raining, it’s pouring, this old man…just got back from therapy. That’s right, THERAPY, that thing that many of you told me to go to many times for many years. 957 more words