The Art of Simple Living: Part Two

Part Two: 30 Ways to Inspire Confidence and Courage for Living Try changing your perspective. Discover Another You: Find your inner protagonist. Your protagonist has boundless potential. Don’t Be Troubled By Things That Have Not Yet Happened: Anxiety is intangible. Anxiety. Where does it actually exist? Take Pleasure in Your Work: Work is what bringsContinue reading “The Art of Simple Living: Part Two”

The Art of Simple Living: Part One

Okay, the first part of the book is really interesting. It makes sense because Zen is one of the building blocks to the foundation of DBT skills. The book is nice since it really only has about a page of text about each of these points. It’s not really something I’ll expand upon to muchContinue reading “The Art of Simple Living: Part One”

Library Haul

One of the books I opened from the library had a green “4” UNO card tucked in it. Is this a sign? Not sure why the Naga section of the book was bookmarked. I’ll have to ponder and think up some strange story behind all of that. I had to return some of my booksContinue reading “Library Haul”

Picking Up the Pieces, Moving On

A week after Velveteen passed, I finally started to clean up her space. It had been hard to do anything right afterwards. My SO had my step daughter stay out of the living room, because the whole thing had my emotions raw and I was really sensitive. Her computer is in our living room andContinue reading “Picking Up the Pieces, Moving On”

Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery

This game came to my attention thanks to this article. As someone that draws, the basic premise behind the game is sort of funny. I watched a bit of footage for it and it made me chuckle. It’s a fairly simple game that doesn’t look like it actually takes skill. It’s mostly about the story.Continue reading “Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery”

Mindfulness and DBT in a Cartoon

I will be very honest. I have NEVER seen an episode of Steven Universe. I’ve read some Wikipedia articles and watched some Youtube videos about the show, but never watched a single episode myself. I do like the music for it though and I’ve listened to a ton of the songs via Youtube music videos.Continue reading “Mindfulness and DBT in a Cartoon”

September 11th

Today is September 11th. In the United States of America, this is a day of tragedy and remembrance for those who died. Patriot Day hopefully should not be confused with Remembrance Day (Poppy Day), which is on November 11th. I’m not going to go into depth today, I wrote a little bit about 9-11 andContinue reading “September 11th”

World Suicide Prevention Day

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) collaborates with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) to host World Suicide Prevention Day each year. THINGS TO SUPPORT WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY Raise awareness at work/school Reach out to someone Listen well Rethink attitudes toward mental health Encourage people to get help Awareness means changing theContinue reading “World Suicide Prevention Day”