Know a veteran in need of help?
The Veteran Population The veteran population is one of the most at-risk for several types of mental illness, many of which go untreated. The various wars our country has been involved with over the past half-century have left many veterans mentally scarred, and understandably. In Vietnam veterans, mental health treatment may be more stigmatized, causing […]

5 Common Mental Health Problems in Veterans   Recently updated !


How to Help Veterans with Mental Health Disorders
How to Help a Veteran In the United States, there are more than 21 million veterans, the majority of who deal with the unfortunate aftermath of their time in the field. The experience of war is devastating, and can leave veterans feeling emotionally unstable, which can develop into mental health issues. Many struggle in returning […]

How to Help a Veteran Struggling with Mental Health Issues



With the new changes to social security nearly upon us there is an influx of information, resources, offerings, and much more placed before us.  Information overload is putting it mildly.  Overwhelm is a bit closer to reality. It is our job to sort it all out and make sense of what is relevant, what is […]

Social Security Changes and You


between the cracks
I wonder how many people exist in this world that feel as if there is no help, no resource, no way to improve their life?  Possible more than wish to be known.  Each time something pops up that sounds or reads like it will cure the problem, grabbing it like a life line, only to […]

“Falling between the cracks.”



live gratitude
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 […]

Live Gratitude   Recently updated !


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?