Quote of the Week "The faintest ink is more powerful than the strongest memory" - Chinese proverb The above proverb is frequently reworded to, "Better a dull pencil than a sharp mind." Note taking is a bit of an obsession of mine. Between sticky notes and notebooks, I am always taking notes for future use. I'm … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Why You Should Take Notes
Who wants to be happy? Most days, we all do. Living with mental illness can make that goal a struggle. This post will help by offering 12 inspirational quotes to keep you going. In addition, it will help you to apply each of these quotes in your own life. Learning life lessons is essential if … Continue reading 12 Best Quotes For A Happy Life With Mental Illness
It’s been one of those days. Work was hectic, the kids are fighting, and there are more things to be done at home than you have time to do. Your mind needs a rest. Enter mindfulness. Wait, what? If you are like me, you’ve no doubt seen the pins on Pinterest or posts on Facebook … Continue reading What Is Mindfulness? How Can It Benefit Your Life?
Last year was a bit of a roller coaster. I left a good-paying job I'd had for several years and decided to try blogging and freelancing for a while. Leaving the job was also a matter of principle, but that's a story for another post. The year started great. I spent an abundance of time … Continue reading It’s Okay to Start Over Again
Fear. It's something we all live with, whether we have bipolar disorder or not. Since it's been on my mind quite a bit lately, I decided to dedicate this week's Bipolar Musings post to that subject. This post will not only look at fear but some positive quotes that can help you overcome fear and be … Continue reading Bipolar Musings: Conquer Fear by Learning to be Strong on the Darkest Days
8 Paths to Happiness Everyone wants to be happy. Even the grumpiest of old men (I include myself in this category) are looking for happiness. Whether they are willing to admit it or not. Happiness is not automatic. Some individuals don't know how to be happy. Many people spend their time pursuing various goals with … Continue reading 8 Paths to Happiness
Why You Should Journal Everyone should be doing it. The benefits are numerous. Journaling is an essential tool for a healthy mind. Dear Diary. Ha! There’s no need to ever use those words. Unless you really want to. They have been a trusted prompt for many a teenage girl, and likely more than a few … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling