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Fiction Ideas

Let’s discuss fiction! Fiction is my most favorite genre of literature to read and write. I love the idea of creating and structuring a story, and telling it in a manner that provokes thought. I love creatingContinue reading “Fiction Ideas”

Gratitude & Care

As we march towards the end of year two fighting the pandemic, additional factors like inflation and a fragmented supply chain of goods has added even more weight on our shoulders. On a daily basis, it can be overwhelming and feel as though we’re trudging through a malaise with no hope in sight. But despite this, hope has never left us. Yes, there is more sadness in our world right now, but sooner or later the storm clouds will be lifted. We do this by holding onto every sliver of joy, light, and opportunity we’re afforded.

Be Still…And Breathe

Amidst the uncertainty of the world’s current state that’s become our new normal, staying grounded and keeping our emotions in check is of the utmost importance. Most importantly, how do we remain present in every moment of every day? How do we maintain our sanity and keep our emotions settled? Breathing (meditating) is a great coping mechanism for our daily stressors, tensions, and anxiety. Self care and prioritizing ourselves is the best gift we can give ourselves.

To Err Or Not To Err With Caution

Those of us vaccinated are optimistically concerned for everyone. Granted, there are cases where those fully vaccinated contract COVID-19, but those cases are few and far between. Even then, chances for survival are markedly greater. It is my fondest prayer that the entire world take this threat seriously and tackle this together. Let’s stay masked up, keep our hands clean, stay socially distanced…and pray. Please err on the side of caution, safety, and science.

Selective Hearing vs. Effective Listening

Just a thought; who among us, including myself, have been guilty of selective hearing instead of listening effectively? What I mean by that is taking the time to clearly hear the person speaking to you.

Be On The Lookout

It’s even more imperative for cars, trucks, and buses to drive safely and look out for cyclists and motorcyclists. Every biker needs room to operate and have a safe ride.

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