The Tragedy of Hatred!

June 13, 2016anxiety, change, fears, grief, sadness, sorrow, violence

The senseless tragedy in Orlando has left us all with heavy hearts.  It’s hard to imagine a hatred so strong, that it could lead a human being to take the lives of so many totally unknown, innocent people.  My mind wants to push away the thought.  I don’t want that kind of hatred to even … Read More

Living in the Moment

May 29, 2016anxiety, depression, mindfulness, well-being

My last post was about the gift of a day, and the power we have to make even very difficult situations be less stressful.  This post is focusing even smaller.  This is about the moments of our lives.  If we can truly learn how to be emotionally, mentally, and physically present in each moment, our … Read More

The Importance of Mental Health

May 22, 2016anxiety, depression, mental illness, resources

May is Mental Health Month.  So many people deal with various emotional/mental health challenges.  It’s vitally important that we improve our understanding of what it’s like to struggle with issues such as Anxiety, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, etc.  The prevalence of these disorders is widespread, and almost all of us have either … Read More

Fear of Change!

May 15, 2016anxiety, change, empowerment, fears, stress

So many people want to stay with what’s familiar to them.  No matter how unsatisfying and even frustrating something might be, familiarity conveys a certain sense of safety for most of us.  As humans, staying with what we know can have an almost magnetic pull.  And the thought of stepping off that cliff, into the … Read More

Grow Into a Happier Life

March 10, 2016empowerment, happiness, resiliency

“Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.” Pearl S. Buck If we aren’t growing, we’re stagnating. How happy can we be when we aren’t learning, and becoming more than we were yesterday? There are so many wonders waiting to be discovered! Let’s all open our minds.  Let’s stretch and grow in understanding the world around us. Soon those seeds … Read More