Month: September 2021

  • Challenging Myself – Mental & Physical Health

    “Keep challenging yourself to think better, do better, and be better.” ~ Robin Sharma My mother was wise in her ways with me. For her to have me do something, she would in a sly way imply that I could not possibly do something. For some reason that was a challenge I was willing to […]

  • Me, Myself, and I; Party of One

     In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” Rollo May Growing up I never had lots of friends, mostly I would have just one close friend. I didn’t hang out with others from school. I was always content to […]

  • Re-assessing Priorities & Mental Health

    “Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.”― Dallin H. Oaks Yesterday I began to think about how my priorities have changed throughout my life. As a teen my focus was on school. Then I began to move away from home and my priority was putting a roof over my head. […]

  • Decompressing & Mental Health

    I have been lately re-introducing something that I use to have in my life, decompressing. A time without television, radio, music, and yes, the phone. It is a time to quiet the mind, to connect with your own breathing Some may call it meditation, but this is really a time of complete void of input or output.