During one of my journal writing mornings about all that is wrong in my life, a quiet thought crept in as I took a sip of my coffee: Be Grateful. Gratitude is easy to acquire, requires very little practice. Yet is amazing to me how no one seems to really understand the phrase. We give […]

Be Grateful?


With the financial stress of paying for the holidays, rent, debts, and just feeding yourself the last thing money will go to is seeing a therapist or psychologist. At least for many that do not have insurance to cover the cost. Yet this is where a large chunk goes each month for many. Mental illness […]

Self-Help Resource Development



Reiki written in Japanese
Before I began learning about healing modalities and spiritual paths, I was desperate for a solution that would cure me. Medically and psychologically there is no cure for what ails me. Sadly, the damage is done. Well at least according to the modern medicine way of thinking. In short I was diagnosed with Chronic Posttraumatic […]

What is Reiki?


Becoming a college student may seem easy, transitioning from high school to college does not seem like such a huge deal. However, the pressure on college students is intense for many. Especially when you have other pressures to cope with. Striking a balance is not easy between home and school, throw in a job and […]

Resources for College Students



Depression and Fatigue: A Vicious Cycle. This article explains and answers a few questions regarding the difference between depression and chronic fatigue. Despite the fact they do go hand in hand. Fatigue is a component to depression, especially when insomnia occurs. The brain fog, the difficulty focusing, no energy to do anything. Let me know […]

Depression and Fatigue: A Vicious Cycle


code of ethics
As a recovering woman the years have brought me many challenges.  Always in search of the easier, softer way, I have discovered the direct path works every time.  When we seek to “fix,” rather than experience our lives become complicated.  Problems are a natural part of our lives.  However, lessons in coping with the many […]

Do you have a Personal Code of Ethics?



Seniors
A couple of weeks ago I received a request to assist in getting this information out to those that are seeking.  The following list concerns Seniors, Medicare, addiction, and suggestions, tips on how to get through the system to find what you require.  Whether it is for yourself or a loved one the following resources […]

Aging is a Major Lifestyle Change


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Spirituality, spiritual practices, what are they?  How would you define Spirituality? Google Trends shows the search for the term spirituality at its highest in 2004.  Today it is barely a word used in search terms.  Yet, when you do conduct a Google search the links are extensive.  The first page of the search shows educational […]

Spiritual Practice & Spirituality



In researching resources for caregivers, another aspect to my life, I came across a forum for caregivers to post their questions and receive support. The majority of the questions posed are in relation to the relationship between parent and child, with the child now being the primary caregiver. A rough transition. There are two sides […]

Caregiving and Recovery


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In searching for something new and different to write about, I came across National Sorry Day, a national holiday in Australia on May 26. The holiday is intended to apologize for the Stolen Generations of Indigenous Australian peoples who were removed from their homes and separated from their families. On this day the Aboriginal flag […]

Australia’s National Sorry Day, May 26