Tag Archive: self-reflection

Jun 03

Pilfered Happiness

fear

FEAR: an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. synonyms: terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress; anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, nervousness, nerves, perturbation, foreboding; the creeps, the shivers, the willies, the heebie-jeebies, jitteriness, twitchiness, …

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Sep 05

A Good Cry Makes the World Go ’round.

I cried myself to sleep last night. I don’t know why, but I felt so much better this morning. (Give me a break,I’m in my relaxed talking mode, I’m not behind a podium, in front of a group of people.)  

Aug 24

Tonya B. aka Mt. St. Helens

Mount St. Helens

Last night was the first night in several weeks that I was able to sleep. I went to sleep before midnight and I was able to sleep for more than 6 hours. 5 hours is the norm anyway, so 6 was like winning the lotto. Why did I sleep? I removed a stressor. Then I …

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Aug 15

AWARD Resurrection | Open Mic Monday

AWard the Poet

“AWARD Resurrection” I’ve done battle with Satan and his minions their flesh has tasted my blade formed from my sharp tongue to be welcomed home by no hero’s parade still a dark cloud hangs low graying souls in the land alone in a cave I nurse wounds fatal to mortal man calibrating my mental for …

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Mar 09

Stealing My Own Joy

I’ll start with this caveat: I’m working on my 2nd glass of Shiraz while I type this blog. So, if I slip up and type something I shouldn’t have typed and this blog seems random…well, my bad. With this wine I am celebrating vindication. I won’t go into details about the situation, but justification goes …

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Oct 28

I’ve Been Ignoring My Owner’s Manual

Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner’s manual your creator gave you and destroying your design”. -Oprah Winfrey I saw the quote above on Facebook this morning. I may take it out of context a little bit, but I do …

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