Three days a week, the first thing I do when I wake up at 4:30 AM is turn on my phone and check my newsfeed, which always turns out to be a serious mistake. Between people shooting each other, lying politicians, and our planet slowly being destroyed, I've made a decision.

I've decided to focus on finding the positive things in my life to alleviate my day-to-day stress because there isn't much I can do to fix the problems on our planet except maybe composting. The following YouTube video and the photo gallery are composed of pics I've taken over the years. If you're stressed out, take a deep breath and take a peek at my slideshow and my soothing photos of Connecticut.

35 Reasons Why I Love Living in Connecticut

Gallery Credit: Ethan Carey

Dive into the Limelight: 10 Colorful Characters You Can't Miss at Connecticut's Karaoke Nights

Take a dive into the limelight and meet the 10 Colorful Characters You Cannot Miss at Connecticut's Karaoke Nights 

Gallery Credit: Lou Milano

Picture-Perfect Getaways: Connecticut's Top 5 Most Beautiful Hotels

The average price for an average hotel room is $120 a night, but if you pay a little more, say quadruple, you won't hear the hum of traffic on I-84 all night at one of these. Here are the top 5 most beautiful hotels, resorts, and spas in Connecticut

Gallery Credit: Google




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