28 Happy Days, Life Ramblings

28 Happy Days – Day 3

Hello, Happy Friday! This has been an incredibly long week for me. It hasn’t been bad, it just seemed to drag on for some reason. Before I share what I did today, I just want to share a little side story: For Christmas, I got a fitbit. For those of you that don’t know, this is a band that you …

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Day 2 – Good Things About Today

Good evening! I’m a little late to the party tonight, but better late than never right? (rhyming not intended)… Some good things about today: Waking up refreshed after a 10.5 hour sleep!! (I made it to bed at 8:45 last night, yippee!) Meeting with my adviser, relieving so much stress about future plans Talking on the phone with my wonderful …

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28 Happy Days – Day 1

Good evening! I hope that everyone’s day has been well. I have had a very productive day, actually. I was able to get in a workout and lots of homework this morning before class and work. I am home now and just finished up dinner. Today is day one of the happiness challenge, and it is to have an early …

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Dear Mental Getaway,

So I think most people would agree that it is important to take care of your physical health. We know the importance of eating nutritious meals and getting enough physical activity. What many people tend to neglect, is that mental health is just as important.  Worrying about mental health is only for people dealing with mental illnesses though, right? WRONG. …

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Dear Over-thinker,

BREAKING NEWS!!! I am admitting it.  I am a huge  over-thinker.  It’s terrible.  So I’ll begin by saying that I cannot exactly offer advice on this topic without being hypocritical, but it is something that I have made the decision to work on this summer.  I thought I could share my two cents. So what exactly is overthinking? It is …

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Dear Writer’s Block,

This week has been a little rough for me in deciding what it is I want to write about.  I have a long list of topics I want to cover at some point, but none of them were interesting to me this week.  At first I thought it was just a mild case of writer’s block, but then I realized …

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Dear Yocum 217,

I’m sitting in a room full of boxes, wondering where the time has gone.  I am one final exam away from loading up the car and heading home for the summer.  Has it really been nine months already? I vividly remember move-in day last August; the chaos, the people, the tears, the excitement.  And now here I am.  Everything in …

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Dear Mom,

According to the dictionary, a mother is “a woman in relation to a child or children to whom she has given birth,” but to me, she is so much more.  A mother is a teacher, supporter, role model, and best friend, just to name a few.  My mother is so much more to me than she will ever realize.  She …

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