Holding on to Stress

Stress. Yeah, life is stressful. It’s our work, daily obligations, family, even traffic, plus whatever else it is we have going on in our day that all take a toll on us and sometimes we don’t even realize it. Our bodies are amazing entities, really. They know what’s wrong with us long before we do. Have you ever noticed how your body holds on to stress?  It’s many other places than just our minds.

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Dear Mikey,

Today is September 10th, by the time I post this it won’t be your birthday anymore, but as I sat down to write I couldn’t keep my mind from going back to you. You would have been 20 years old tomorrow, I can only imagine the man you would be becoming.

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Reminder

I wanted to write this post and not exactly have a topic, kind of just to chat with you guys. (more…)

Growth

What does a plant need to grow? It needs an environment that it can thrive in and to be taken care of, right? If the plant starts to outgrow the environment, you put it in a place that is better fit. If we forget to water it for some time it might start to suffer, but we can catch it before it’s too late. It won’t happen overnight but with some care the plant can thrive again. (more…)

Holding On

There’s a certain feeling that I think most every person gets at a funeral, when everyone comes together to grieve and celebrate the life of whoever has passed. Every good memory with the person fills our minds and any and all bad times are like they never happened. Any problems the family had just goes away, or at least is put away for the time being. People who don’t really know each other are hugging and supporting each other, and when you leave you feel like you need to remind everyone that you love them because you wish that you got to tell that person one more time that you love them

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