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Are You Trying to Buy Happiness?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-BEvDXLLU8 When I was on antidepressants, I was emotionally numb and looked for experiences and things I thought would force me for feel something. I would go shopping not looking for anything in particular, find some little trinket or shampoo that smelled good and think "this will make me happy". I'd buy it, take it… Continue reading Are You Trying to Buy Happiness?

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Is Your To Do List Making You Mentally Exhausted?

I make lists.  I love lists.  I’ll never stop making lists.  I can’t imagine a world without them.  I love writing them on paper, but I also use the ColorNote app on my phone for groceries we need, shows we want to watch, and vintage stuff I’m on the hunt for.  I also have lists… Continue reading Is Your To Do List Making You Mentally Exhausted?

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How People Pleasing Can Cause Mental Exhaustion

My husband and I have a brilliant idea (don’t steal it, we might actually do this one day). We’re going to open a resort type place on a remote piece of land that only has little cabins big enough for one person.  The cabins will have TVs, refrigerators, microwaves, a little bar, a really nice… Continue reading How People Pleasing Can Cause Mental Exhaustion

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How Noise Can Contribute to Mental Exhaustion

How often do you sit in the quiet?  Probably not often enough. We’re surrounded by noise and have learned to be uncomfortable with silence, but it could be contributing to our mental exhaustion. Everything our body sees, hears, feels, smells, touches, and thinks is processed through our brains.  That’s how we’re designed.  The brain is… Continue reading How Noise Can Contribute to Mental Exhaustion