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The Profound Nature of Our Mortality

Amidst all of life’s distractions, it’s easy to forget the profound nature of our mortality. And yet, it is the most dangerous thing one could possibly do. How mindblowing is it that in all the cosmos, or at least in our observable universe, we are the only life form...

Last Weeks Quotes

"The greatest habit we must break, is the habit of being ourselves." -Joe Dispenza. "Truly it is not the tragedies that destroy us, but the memory of them." -Christopher Pike. "Only I can change my life. No one can change it for me." -Carol Burnett. "Live as if you...

Preview Poem

I suppose its true that the greatest suffering stems solely from attachment And yet I take a breath and hold it, then brace myself for my entrapment I faint from lack of air and my thoughts escape their guarded chamber And as they wander to the past, I find they've...

Christopher Pike

I just wanted to take a moment to tell you guys about one of my favorite authors of all time, and that's saying a lot considering I basically have a library in my home. I was introduced to Pike through the Thirst Series which I read as a teenager but have gone back...

Quotes From Last Week’s Mental Health Blog

To refer to when I post new ones, in case you miss the old ones. "A man is the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes."  -Gandhi. "Nothing is unless our thinking makes it so." - Shakespeare. "What you are comes to you." - Ralph Waldo Emerson. "A thought,...

Go Green

Maybe it's silly that after watching Cosmos (particularly the heaven and hell episode) that I've been inspired to research more about greenhouse effect, carbon pollution  and how to go green. Or maybe the series just did what it was meant to. But I wanted to encourage...

Cosmos (The Carl Sagan One)

I highly highly highly recommend this. Take time to check it out!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LeCgTcuFik

Positive Affirmations

I just wanted to stop in and share a few ideals while they're on my mind. Positive Affirmations.   Now, these can be a little awkward and initially it can feel like an inauthentic practice, especially for people with low self esteem as they'd practice telling...