The statistics surrounding mental health are overwhelming - 1 in 4 adults in the United States had a mental health disorder in the past year—most commonly anxiety or depression—and 1 in 17 had a serious mental illness. Mental health disorders also affect children and adolescents at an increasingly alarming rate; in 2010, 1 in 5 … Continue reading I (We) finally did it!
We made it to another and year and survived the festivities of the holiday season and the re-adjustment of getting back into our daily routines. I hope you're still holding onto the energy and positivity that comes with a new year. The way everyone seems to have a spring in their step. How for a … Continue reading Vision, Goals, Intentions
2019 has been a year of major shifts for me and as Summer got underway I was prompted to embark on an intense process of letting go. As with many processes there are no short cuts and I can openly admit that there was many a day when I bemoaned the laborious task of introspection, … Continue reading LET IT GO!
What are you going to do with the time left in this year?
The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 7/19 by LindaGHill Weigh-in I looked in the mirror yesterday and saw round cheeks, flabby arms, a jiggling tummy and thighs let’s not talk about the thighs. I looked in the mirror yesterday and saw the decline of what once was comforting, soothing, medicating with chocolate, cake, chocolate … Continue reading Weigh-in #SoCS
I think we have been led to believe that in life we have to follow one trajectory, one path and if that person we try to be doesn’t work out then we have failed; but in truth life has so many diverging paths. It is when we are able to embrace the fact that we … Continue reading Metamorphosis
Head, raised, shoulders back, broad smile on her face; she sauntered in with poise and although heads may not have turned, the atmosphere in the room change. The energy level went up a few notches, and just watching her made me smile. What made her special, probably nothing you and I don't have. What made … Continue reading Woman, You are… CONFIDENT! Own Your POWER!
The beginning of the year is usually characterized by a flurry of excitement. People share their goals, resolutions and we’re bombarded by the pressure to “Start now, get it done, to do something, do it differently, anything new...” with the various slogans and fresh start adages as everyone tries to find a sexy & captivating … Continue reading The World Is Too Much With Us
The seeking of Purpose has been a life long pursuit for me, and I believe that it is a journey not a destination as we are so often taught. I have always believed that everyone has something they can contribute on this planet, and if we take the time to listen, we will all be … Continue reading Ikigai
Each day that we wake up is a gift! In the midst of all we are bombarded with from the world, we can get caught up in the inconsequential. And for my friends (and all the other people) who like me tend to overthink, for this moment, meditate on this: