It’s been over a year since my last blog post, “9 Practices of Happy People.” The last couple of years have been crazy. There’s been a lot of decisions to make and a lot of heartache in the process. We all have choices to make regularly. With each of these, we must take the time to question our motives. Sometimes the decision is a big one, like getting married. Other times, it feels small. While what you have for lunch may not be crucial in the long run, it’s good practice to consider what you do before you do it. Here are a few questions to ask yourself.
Author: xJGirlx - Emily Medlock
The 9 Practices of Happy People
Happiness. All we really want in life is for our friends, family, and people, in general, to be happy. But what does it take to be happy? How can we ourselves reach that goal? Continue reading “The 9 Practices of Happy People”
Toxic Gaming Community
Those who don’t play many video games probably picture the community as fun, supportive, and with just a splash of friendly competition. To tell you the truth, you do encounter those situations. However, the standard has quickly become one that no mother would want their child to be a part of.
Keeping Christ in Christmas
Over and over again, I see posts on my news feed about “keeping Christ in Christmas.” While many people do know the meaning of this phrase, it seems that society has clouded the judgment of others. Continue reading “Keeping Christ in Christmas”
The Importance of Happiness: Are You Glad to Be You?
No matter what anyone else may tell you, happiness just may be the most important thing in the world. It is the root of everything good and the ward from everything evil. I may just scratch the surface today, and I may be underqualified. But when something is on my heart, it aches until I share it.
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Are You A Narcissist?
“Are you a narcissist?” Let’s start off by saying that if you are interested in finding out if you may be a narcissist, then you probably aren’t one. You see thousands and thousands of articles on how to spot narcissism in someone else, but you rarely see any helping those that may be narcissistic.
That is because Continue reading “Are You A Narcissist?”
Changing Your Mind Shows Strength, Not Weakness
People can be so stubborn. There isn’t a single soul who has never stood up for anything, even if it was the apparent injustice of your mother not giving you another cookie when you were two.
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Stop Accepting Your Faults
Guide to Slang
Salty: upset or bitter, specifically toward other people.
Flaming: the act of expressing annoyance or anger towards others.
Tilted: generally, the beginning of an emotional breakdown and frustration of your hard work not resulting in the success.
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Now that we’ve gone over the internet slang we will use, let’s get started with the main subject. In today’s world, it’s almost glorified to bask in your own faults.
Expecting The Worst: “I don’t like bananas!”
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It’s no secret that the world is going downhill in so many ways. But one of the worst ways is that everyone seems to not only see, but search for the worst in each other.
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Conformity vs. Rebellion
Wrote this one last year and found it in drafts this week! You never know!
To any extreme, nothing is healthy, it’s a fact. Whether you’re dieting, have found a hobby, or enjoy a good nap. When you go to extremes, you develop unhealthy addictions and obsessions. These obsessions will distract you from your life’s purpose and will inevitably zap away your happiness. This is because humans require balance in every way.