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Climate Change or A Really Hot Summer!

 The debate goes on possibly depending on your political view. Do you ever get tired of all the pundits?  Can we just be hot and also sick and tired of the way the news is constantly spinned. So much dissention and anger that spills over into our daily life. No wonder we live in an atmosphere of stress and unhappiness.

If we can agree to disagree, I believe we can live in a happier world.  Bringing our attention to what is good and what makes us happy can bring a smile to our face. We could easily present a small book of what is wrong, but It is much more difficult to direct our attention on the positives. With optimism and a positive focus, we can nourish and give ourselves that emotional and spiritual sustenance. The more we increase our resources, the more positive our outlook can be...                           

Focusing on nature is a good start requiring very little planning.  As we walk outside, look up and notice, Perhaps you may see the blue sky, or some big puffy, cumulus clouds. Those clouds, the sky, is this an act of a power greater than ourselves.  Look in front of you and walk toward the small creek near your home, or notice the trees giving your home shade.  Recognizing nature and the beauty that surrounds us, can bring a feeling of happiness, a sense of calm.  We acknowledge our Senses; seeing, hearing, touching, tasting, and mobility.  Thus, bringing our world close to us. “I would like to suggest, if we take the time to be grateful for what we have, it may be easier to ignore the "constant noise outside of ourselves. “                               

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The debate goes on possibly depending on your political view. Do you ever get tired of all the pundits?  Can we just be hot and also sick and tired of the way the news is constantly spinned. So much dissention and anger that spills over into our daily life. No wonder w...

•    When we begin our life's journey do, we have any idea how it may go? 

•    Do we foresee any difficulties along the way, or do we move forward in hopes

•    of great joy? We make the best plans for that time so we think, 

•    but d...

There are times in our lives when we may feel ultimate despair.

We feel unworthy, unheard, desperate, lonely, and feel vast amounts of pain.  We want those around us to know our misery and they do not. How can they?  We cannot fathom why they have abandoned us and we so...

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The conversation continues about why many people are afraid of taking anti-depressants? There are many myths about depression and why people take medication. Learn about what depression is, and what the difference is between situational depression and endogenous depres...

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Everyone talks about being under stress. 

What is stress, and how do we cope with it?

Is our way of coping healthy?

If not what can we do to achieve a way to handle stress, and obtain balance in our lives?

April 12, 2018

WhyDo you find yourself searching for a place where you can feel absolutely at peace? Have you noticed that your days are filled with activity after activity, or going from one task to another until you feel so exhausted or worn out?Have you been feeling overwhelmed wi...

April 12, 2018

Why is everyone afraid of taking anti-depressants? There are many myths about depression and why people take medication. Learn about what depression is, and what the difference is between situational depression and endogenous depression on my next show.

April 12, 2018

Today even with all the advantages we may or may not have,  life is can be difficult!  We are all faced with challenges on a daily basis. It is taking one step at a time in moving towards those challenges that helps us in maintaining a balance in our daily life. Someti...

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