Category: Mental Health

Day 21 – Gray skies, warm soup

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.

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Sometimes Facebook Makes Me Crazy

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

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Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

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

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Read with me

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

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