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Mental Wellness for Chronic Illness and Disability

Do you have a chronic illness or disability? Chances are that if you personally don’t, you know someone who does. What I’ve come to discover in my own journey with a physical disability is that no one tells you about the mental health…

Challenge Your Love

We are living in a world with a great divide.  Obviously, this is something that is not new, but it is certainly in the limelight currently with the potential to encourage genuine change, not only in America but in the world.  Where…

Your Own Personal Pandemic

There seems to be a great deal of focus on what we are each accomplishing during this pandemic. That somehow, if you don’t clean the spare bedroom out, finish a novel, up your exercise routine, or discover a hidden talent then you’re……

New Discoveries

In the midst of the pandemic, where few things are normal, I believe we’ve all been offered an alternate perspective from which to view our lives. Being quarantined, our worlds become much smaller, and our habits much more evident. Perhaps…

You Never Know

A neighbor of mine recently lost her job and moved from her apartment. She was a pleasant neighbor with an adorable dog. Now, it would be easy to assume this neighbor moved because of financial reasons, but the truth is, I don’t know. She…

Go Beyond the Like

Imagine someone you consider a social butterfly. You likely conjure to mind a person whom you believe to be incredibly invested in their social interactions; who seems to invest time in cultivating relationships with others. In envisioning…

A New Decade

The new decade has begun and when asked what my new year’s resolutions were, I must admit, that part of me that wanted to be all to everyone dreamed of a life with no missteps. Each word falling from my lips like a sacred humanitarian, my…

The Ultimate In Giving

It can be easy to complain about what it is we feel our relationships with others are lacking.  In our work relationships, it might be the essence of genuineness; in our sibling relationships, it might be a sense of openness; in our intimate…

Good Grief

A dear friend of mine passed away a couple of days ago and I find myself pierced with grief.  It’s a full mind, body, spirit engulfment, isn’t it?  It takes you deep within to those spaces within yourself that hold memories that both heal…

From The Muck

What do you believe to be true about your mental health?  Where do you see yourself on a range of wellness and disorder?  Do you feel yourself wavering at times? Do you trust in your mental health?  How do you feel you process your emotions?…