Triggers and our subconscious reactions

Imagine placing a fresh slice of lemon into your mouth.

Now take a moment and observe what happens in your mouth as you imagine sucking on this fresh piece of lemon slice.

When you’re done, note down how you reacted, what you felt, what you thought.

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Kicking the pity party to the curb

Yesterday, two people walked right past me, literally a foot distance from my physical person.

They knew I was there, waiting for them.

They walked past me and into the parking lot like their life depended on it.

I thought, have I reverted to being invisible again?

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The power of your subconscious mind

There are numerous influencers, professionals and every day ordinary folk who aim to teach us about the Law of Attraction, manifestation and similar hocus-pocus.

Do you believe you can create your own reality? Do you believe in manifestation?

It’s an interesting concept that stems from this idea:

How you think is how you act which in turn is how you feel.

Actually, it’s a little more complicated than that. Or maybe it’s not complicated at all. What I do know is that they have science now about this topic. Neurological science, with brain scans and things…

I’m going to talk about this a little…

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Writing to turn the negative pull into uplifting cheer

I woke up an hour later than usual this morning and I felt it simmering deep in my core.

*It* being an unidentifiable something. The onset of depression? Some other emotional upheaval?

Hormone fluctuations?

Maybe it’s the change in weather. Or the doom and gloom on the news I sometimes watch when I join my mom in the tv room.

(Note to self: stay out of the tv room.)

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You’re too sensitive, stop taking things so personally

Caution: eyeroll emoji overload (sorry not sorry) 🙄

You have been warned. 😛

At no time in my life have I ever felt more overly sensitive about every little thing than while raising teenagers.

Shocking, I know. 🙄

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Summer so far: lifted restrictions, new hobbies and a little update

This is the first summer in which neither kid is playing baseball. They both started with t-ball at age 4… They are now 13 and a half and 16.

Because we are still in the slowly emerging opening up of lockdown (stage 2 with stage 3 happening in a week) not much activity is available for them. My son picked up golf and is looking for a part-time job, but my daughter is in that tricky age where she’s too young to get a job and there aren’t too many options available right now for volunteering and other things.

So summer so far is looking very similar to the last 16 months of lockdown… Kids staring at screens.

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Redefining parental roles

There is/was a total lunar eclipse happening today, May 26, 2021.

I wonder if the magnetic energy is influencing the cause of all the recent upheaval I’ve succumbed to. Of course, succumbed is a subjective description of current events; some people who shall remain nameless will actually point blame right at me for having caused said upheaval.

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