St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul, Minnesota was originally called ‘Pigs Eye’.


5 Acts of Mental Discipline to Maintain the Positive Mindset Success Requires

ravenhawks' magazine Entrepreneurship will knock you off kilter once in awhile. You need a plan for dealing with it. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As entrepreneurs, we’re constantly pushing the envelope, growing and developing ourselves, and creating new […] Seemingly out of nowhere, we can find ourselves dealing with a slew of negative emotions. Overwhelm. Scarcity. Insecurity. Stress. Just to name a few. Sure, riding the ups and downs is part of the excitement of the entrepreneurial lifestyle. But we all know that we are mor

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Dizzy’s tips for helping to look after your mental health

Dinosaurs, Donkeys and MS

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week! And for the week Dizzy has been considering ways in which we can help to look after ourselves. 🙂

Dizzy’s found out that mental health affects a large amount of the population, with 1 in 4 people suffering from mental health problems every year. But when living with a chronic illness, such as MS, these statistics go even higher. It is estimated that 50% of people with MS will experience depression at some point during their lives. Mental health issues for people with MS can be due to a number of reasons:

  1. The emotional impact of living with a chronic illness
  2. Medication
  3. Damage caused by MS

Living with a mental illness can be really hard (me and Dizzy have it in the form of anxiety)! But there are things that can help, even if it’s just in a small way. 🙂 Dizzy has put together this little list…

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May Writing Prompts

Putting My Feet in the Dirt


Phew!  I almost forgot to get these done!  Lol… Guess I’m gonna start needing more reminders in my old age.  😉  Thank you Dorinda Duclos for reminding me this month.  ❤️

And if you’re new to the prompt scene, here’s what I like to do with them…

To begin, settle into your favorite place in the house with a hot drink to warm your waking bones.  Once you’ve warmed up a bit; grab your journal, a trusty pen, and a timer.  Then, set your timer for ten minutes and begin writing about one of the prompts listed below.  Don’t worry about spelling, punctuation, neatness, or anything like that; just write!  Write about anything and everything that comes to your mind, and don’t stop until the ten minutes are up.

I often find myself writing short stories or poems during those ten minutes, but you can write about anything you like.  And…

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