She said, “I’ve got a question for you. What happens when everything is really negative and bad? How do you focus? How do you get out of that place?”
Category: Mental Health
today was one of those rare days in Northern Colorado where the skies are heavy and gray and the humidity is bursting with moisture. we don’t get them often so when we do, I fall into the routine of doing domestic stuff. making soup is the one thing I turn to that helps ground me.
“The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy, walk and be healthy. “The best of all ways to lengthen our days” is not, as Mr. Thomas Moore has it, “to steal a few hours from night, my love;” but, with leave be it spoken, to walk steadily and with a purpose. The
My friend Teresa likes to follow the ‘touch it once’ method as a way to simplify her life. If she gets a phone message, she returns it instead of adding it to the list of things to do. She’ll answer emails right away and follow through with the request as it is received. I’ve tried
Hi There –Here’s something I want to share with you: In 1929 on this very day my mom was born and she died 65 years later. A toast to my mom for all the trials and tribulations she went through. All the lessons learns, all the goodwill she created and the legacy she left behind.
I don’t spend much time on Facebook like I did. I go there every few weeks and look at new family photos and then exit the program. There was a time I posted photos and made comments and ‘Liked’ but not anymore. — First off, it took me a bit of time to understand but
I went for a lovely walk today. It was supposed to be up a hillside to the top of a lovely mountain. The route had to be altered due to the fresh snow on the dirt trail. The trail was snowy in some parts and muddy in others. The hike could have been accomplished however
Book Review | Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar I loved this book when I read it last year and when I reread it last week, I sat in admiration for the words of insight, kindness and advice offered by Cheryl Strayed. She offers advice in a no holds barred
In early Oct I pledged to write daily about ways to improve your mental health. I didn’t refer to journals, studies or what the good doctors say. I just wrote about what works for me. I suggested music, friends, silence, flexibility, fun, relaxation, play, movement, conversation and volunteering. The suggestions along with personal insight and
Taking photos is something I do for fun. I enjoy capturing things that amuse, awe and educate me. I enjoy the vistas, the flowing rivers, and majestic mountains. Many times I take more than 100 photos and end up deleting 90 of them. The 10 photos I keep help me remember the moment and hold it