Time Out

Life is not a straight line or arrow. Throughout one’s Life, there are detours, u turns,  wrong turns, unexpected challenges and more. There are also wonder filled moments, experiences, surprises, adventures and Joy. We make choices. We make adjustments. We reroute. We stop and reassess. …

Being Tested

Have you ever felt like the world is against you? Things happen that come out of nowhere and totally challenge your faith? Did you want to crawl under the covers and pray it would all go away? Or twitch your nose like Bewitched? Did…

Impatient or I’m Patient

Same letters! Totally opposite meaning! A small change – adding an apostrophe between the I and M and putting a space to make two words – and a less than positive approach transforms into the way to be. I had this realization the other…

Meals for the Mind

What are you having for breakfast, lunch and dinner today? Do you prepare ahead of time and set a menu? Do you see what is in the refrigerator, freezer, or cabinets and create something? Do you have to make a run to the local…

Love your Brain

Did you know that June Is Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month? It was declared in 2014 by the Alzheimer’s Association to help raise awareness about the disease, as well as show support for the millions of people worldwide living with Alzheimer’s or another form of…

Petco’s Approach to Whole Health!

Have you seen the Petco commercial “It’s What We’d Want if We Were Pets? A New Approach to Whole Health!” The first time I saw it, I was a bit startled. It is truly revolutionary and gives one food for thought on not only our pet’s health,…

Ikigai (生き甲斐, “a reason for being”)

I read an article this morning regarding this Japanese concept and loved it! What’s your reason for being? What do you live for? What is the reason you want to get up in the morning? Many things to reflect upon, but first let’s dissect the word: Wikipedia…

Pandemic Re-entry Adventure

Yes, I changed the term Pandemic Re-entry Anxiety to Adventure on purpose! Quite a few articles have been written lately discussing the high level of anxiety that people are feeling as they re-enter into post pandemic life. What we have been through over the…

You are Not Alone

Since 1949, Mental Health America and affiliates across the country have observed May as Mental Health Month. Mental health affects everyone. Through readings, lectures, seminars, help lines, video presentations, podcasts, apps, and so many other venues, we can educate ourselves on how to identify, help,…

Celebrating Mother’s Day

Happy Mothers Day Everyone! Every year, the second Sunday in May, is designated as International Mother’s Day worldwide. Celebrations vary, however we all can benefit from celebrating the meaning as we honor our own mother, motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers and women in…