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Being Down to Earth

When people are down to earth, they seem to not have any care in the world. We are all down to earth and do not have a care in the world to live life to the fullest. Being down to earth means being relaxed and at peace. Having a peaceful state of mind is the best place to be. How do people get there? How do we, as people, get at peace?


Getting peace will be different for everyone, but first of all, BE FINE WITH BEING ALONE. This seems to be the hardest part for a lot of people. You and your mind and your body will be with you for life. People come and go but you will always be with you. Love yourself and put yourself first, Now I’m not saying let your ego get the best of you because, at the end of the day, we are people. No one is better than anyone else, we are all equal. Another step you need to do is BE ABLE TO LET PEOPLE WALK OUT YOUR LIFE. It will be hard being peaceful being down to earth will be different, it will be hard. The change will be worth it if you want to be down-to-earth.


If you have a hard time being alone or get bored, you should pick up a hobby. Such as painting, pottery, crocheting, etc. There are so many things people can do alone, go on walking and listen to music. To make this big change you must like to be alone with yourself and be at peace of mind. Maybe get into crystals or even cards whatever you feel most comfortable with. If you can do your shadow work, shadow work is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the parts of the psyche that people keep hidden, such as trauma and resentment. This will help you understand what you are hiding deep down, and once you understand you need to forgive yourself.

Be able to slow down and take time for yourself. Life is too short to be stressed over things in the past. The past is the past for a reason we use the past as a lesson to reflect on and grow as people. Everyone has a past that they are not proud of. We shouldn’t dwell on it, we are all human, we all make mistakes. We, as people, can change our ways only if we want to change. Never change for anyone. People should only change for themself and to better themselves. 


I hope everyone can find peace of mind one day in their life. Remember to always love yourself, protect your peace, and put yourself and your mind first. It is your life and no one else should control it but you. You are the only one who has to stay with yourself for the rest of your life no one else does.

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Brianna Clemmons
My name is Brianna but I go by Bri and I'm a student at Gloucester High school. I took Journalism because I love to write and talk to others and get their input. I am in high school. I'm in 11th grade and I live in Gloucester. The difference I'm going to make is I'm trying to bring awareness to anyone that needs it.

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