lotuslaura.com

lotuslaura.com

I upgraded my blog so now my site name is officially lotuslaura.com! The original lotuslaura94 WordPress link still works, and will lead you to the same page. My new email is laura@lotuslaura.com for anything WordPress-related. Feel free to contact me! (I am still continuing to use my personal Gmail account for personal emails.) I'm absolutely [...]

Self-care Sunday ~ Teach yourself

Self-care Sunday ~ Teach yourself

You spend your first chunk of life in school, being forced to learn things that bore you and often seem purposeless. School is less about learning and more about conditioning you to detest learning. Multiple choice tests encourage shallow thinking. It counteracts second-guessing, reassessment, and reevaluation -- all the things that open your mind to [...]

Caturday ~ Cats just wanna have fun

Caturday ~ Cats just wanna have fun

Part of your pet's health includes entertainment through physical activity and mental stimulation. Boredom leads to depression, disruptive behavior, and a slower metabolism. Just as important as it is to make sure your cat has food and water, it's also necessary to make sure your cat has play. Cats are very intelligent creatures, which means [...]

feelings

sometimes you just need a moment to let it all go to feel all the feelings just let it all show a moment without judgement without resistance, just let it flow yeah, sometimes I just give myself a moment to let it all go

DON’T forgive me

Don't forgive me, even when I say "I'm sorry." Why don't you put me in time-out? Why don't you scream and shout? Why don't you curse and swear? I know, cause you're too tired to care. Don't forgive me, especially when I say "I'm not sorry." Where is my punishment? Why let me get away [...]

Autumn Playlist (SIDE B)

Autumn Playlist (SIDE B)

The Autumn Playlist continues with SIDE B. Two years ago I put together a playlist to perfectly describe the season of autumn/fall. It starts with saying goodbye to summer and accepting that autumn is here to bring many changes; after a serotonin-filled summer of warmth and relaxation, the weather is now about to get cooler [...]