Wednesday, October 30, 2019


31 days of five minute free writes, emotional health

What are your favorite memories?

One of mine is from our family trip out West when I was in middle school. We were staying a few days in Yellowstone, and I remember standing on the boardwalk and watching Old Faithful erupt. 

Another one is from my early childhood, like right before I turned three - and we were visiting our soon-to-be-finished house. I could sit on the floor and look out the window in the living room - it was amazing! I was little and those windows were big.

It is important that we hold on to the good memories. Some days we will be overcome by the memories of things that went wrong. If you remember the good memories they can help you get through those tougher days.

Cherish your life. Appreciate your friends. Love your family - even the ones that drive you crazy. 

You are making memories today - focus on the good that is happening around you. 


  1. you can remember back to when you were three? I'm always amazed at folks who can do that. :)

    1. I actually remember a few scenes from before I was three, but most of my memories are from about age 5. I'm missing a good chunk of memory from my thirties - I think parenting, working and lack of sleep causes some to be lost on the way to long-term storage - LOL!