Today, I'm 20 years old. It's so strange -- this moment in this world in this era. I was born in 2003, so 2023 means I'm 20. If I was born a year earlier or later, it wouldn't be so. When I was young, I often said, "I've waited my whole life to be ten,… Continue reading 20
reflections on inertia
People are sedentary. Not in that they sit all the time, but that once people begin a habit, lifestyle, or direction, they rarely change their ways. I wonder if that's part of the eternal aspect of humans. We long for constancy. We're meant for eternity. But every once in a while, change happens. And although… Continue reading reflections on inertia
we might get snow tomorrow and we're happy about that. See that? Happy. Okay so here the definition of happy is going to be "pleasant feelings or associations" with an event or thing, like snow. and i mean i have nothing against feeling happy about stuff. Feelings are nice. Note that you can also feel angry, sad, surprised… Continue reading Things.
does anyone else have this problem?
I sat down at my desk planning to write and schedule three blog articles! Yay! I also wanted to do a lesson of math today (wow, ambitious) and write for thirty minutes, and--! Maybe it's because I'm sick, but I'm having this issue. As soon as I sit down on, my attention is fractured into… Continue reading does anyone else have this problem?
the happiness dare
A week ago, I felt discouraged. The beginning of my day started great, but everything from there spiraled downward. The social event didn't work out, I'm discouraged about a tea party, I'm sad about Christmas (!) and the room smells like barf. So how do you free yourself from discouragement when plans fail?