Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

Share Your World 9-16-19


Share Your World 9-16-19

SYW Artic Ice

Rules from the originating poster Melanie Cee:

This week I’m doing something a little different.  Still questions and answers, but this week I’ve gathered those from other bloggers.   There are a few more than usual too, which you can choose to answer all of or some of.   If you’ve done the question on that other blogger’s site, feel free to use the answer you gave to them if you want.   Each blogger is credited for their contribution.

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QUESTIONS:

Courtesy of Rory:

Are we losing the art of listening in comparison to simply hearing? Yes, most of the time I think people just make out as if their listening, but if you asked them what you just said they wouldn’t know and I have been guilty of that myself.

How often do you openly discuss with friends or here in WP with your readership topics that make you feel uncomfortable or may be taboo or stigma laden? If they come up, I answer them. I am advocating for mental illness and invisible illnesses.

Do you think that these discussions should be freely discussed and written about more? Yes I do.

Did you have a nickname as a child and if so, what was [or what is it now]? Terri as a child and up to 2012 til I changed it to Tessa for blogging. Though old friends and of course family still call me Terri.

Why is there still ‘stuff’ we simply just don’t understand despite our progressive world? Because we don’t care to understand. We are all wrapped up in ourselves. 


Would you rather double your height or lose half your weight?  (In response to last week’s double your weight, half your height query).  Thanks Leslie!  I would like to lose half my weight. That other one wouldn’t have fit for me. 

Suggestion by Leslie – Swot8


What is your most essential kitchen tool?  (Can be a person you know.  For the non-cooks in the crowd). Robert Irvine (cook and love his show “Restaurant Impossible.”

Courtesy of Roger Shipp

https://rogershipp.wordpress.com/2019/09/15/essential-kitchen-tools/


Gratitude Question:

Who is one blogger you really admire and why? Trent McDonald – he encourages us to smile.

sunshine

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Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

The Weekly Smile 9/16/2019 #weeklysmile – Found a bakery that makes great cupcakes :-)


The Weekly Smile 9/16/2019 #weeklysmile – Found a bakery that makes great cupcakes 🙂

I always see these cupcake shoppes advertised on the tv baking shows. I have never seen one around here so I found a local bakery and they make great cupcakes. That made me smile.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

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Trent’s Rules

What made you smile?

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Come on, I’m sure you smiled at least once last week.  Why don’t you share it?  I hope you can join in!

Here is list of “rules” and guiding ideas.  If you don’t have time to read it right now, just remember that this is an exercise to spread positivity.  Don’t smile about the misfortune of others.  Don’t smile in a way to excludes others.  Make sure a 12 year old can read it.

And remember, the Smile can be anything, large or small.  Nothing, nothing at all is too small for a Smile!  Sometimes taking time to notice those small, every day smiles is more important than those once in a lifetime huge ones 🙂

To join in, write a post to share your smile and then leave a comment on this post with a link to your smile.  Or, if you prefer, do a pingback to this post (pingback = have a link from your post to this one).   You can post any time until next Sunday evening (to be simple, I will say midnight GMT, which is 7 PM Sunday for me).   Next week I will compile all of the Smiles and do a separate post of them on Monday morning just before the smile.  (I will shoot for around 7 AM EST).

Try to use the hashtag #WeeklySmile when you use Twitter or other social media that uses hashtags. I searched Twitter and found that #weeklysmile had been used only a handful of times back in 2012 and 2013. It hasn’t been used since. So it’s ours! I also registered it on Twubs.

You can use the graphic at the top. It is the official graphic for the event.

Now go out there and find something to smile about! 🙂

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“There are days I go in search of the kind, compassionate, loving and beautiful. Despite what we sometimes see on the news, FB and elsewhere, there is much more beauty in the world than ugliness, much more kindness than hate or cruelty. Perhaps we should all have a goal to make at least one person smile every day.”

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Tessa

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com