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Using the Bare Minimum for Maximum Mental Health

When you suffer from a mental illness, every small thing in your path can feel like a gigantic obstacle. On the down days, your mind is chaos, everything inside you feels like clutter, and you don’t know what to do to feel better, much less be productive.  494 more words


One Good Thing I Can Do Tomorrow

Image by Steve Cutts

I’m more than a week behind on my prompts, yet this one falls perfectly in line with my plans for the three day weekend.  341 more words

My Thoughts

Creative Habit: Spring Cleaning

In most cases, when you want to make room for something new, you have to let go of something old. If you want to update your wardrobe, you might consign or donate items in your closet that no longer fit or are out of style. 590 more words


Day 2: TRY OUT A RESTAURANT without checking online reviews.

I’ve lived in my current apartment for going on five years now, and the storefront across the street has housed at least three, if not more, different restaurants, none of which I have ever eaten at. 161 more words


Day 1: HANG OUT with someone and reconnect.

The year begins. Like a countdown to Christmas, 364 to go. I will expect presents at the end.

I had not planned to start this up immediately; however, it’s been a rough couple weeks, so a need for joy is strong in this one. 328 more words


A little plug for the blog. (Pun always intended.)

For my 32nd birthday, my mother gave me a book. Several books really. However, one of them was “UNPLUG EVERY DAY: 365 Ways to Log Off and Live Better” (by no specific author), a fat half-size book of the type that I generally donate immediately to goodwill because I can’t handle cheery messages like “five easy steps to improve your life” / “happiness is a mental commitment” / “you have more time than you think.” There was a Marie Kondo incident, Christmas 2015. 32 more words


Unplugging from technology is good for the soul

I’ve been practicing the act of unplugging and living in the moment and it has been liberating. I realized I had a serious problem of going out and constantly checking my phone or trying to document the moment and missing the part of actually living in the moment. 419 more words