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Updated: Jul 24, 2020

Hello and welcome to this glorious Friday, May 15, 2020! This is a rare and precious day that will never come again. It may be our last…

There is a wise saying that suggests you should never make a promise when you’re happy or a decision when you’re angry.

I feel like my biggest shift in awareness came about when I started to realize just how much my internal feelings and emotions affect how I experience the world around me. When I’m stressed out, anxious, hungry or tired, even my best friend can irritate me. Alternatively, when I’m calm, relaxed and what I call “spiritually fit,” I can scroll through Facebook or the news without getting triggered. If, on the other hand, I scroll through the news or Facebook when I’m even slightly irritated, in fear, or simply being unmindful, I can find myself having all sorts of righteous thoughts on how others should be living. If I am not aware of how I’m feeling in that moment, I may impulsively react to whatever it is that has me all worked up.