What’s In My (Your) Cup?”

Shared from someone whose cup is full of goodness and inspiration. You are holding a cup of coffee when someone comes along and bumps into you or shakes your arm, making you spill your coffee everywhere. Why did you spill the coffee? "Because someone bumped into me!!!" Wrong answer. You spilled the coffee because there … Continue reading What’s In My (Your) Cup?”

Rising To the Occasion

November 6 excerpt from Simple Abundance ~ A DAY BOOK of COMFORT and JOY Sarah Ban Breathnach "In real like serenity depends on coping and coping well. Rising to the occasion.Consider the following scenarios: you have a flat tire on the way to an important business meeting. You find yourself locked out of the house. … Continue reading Rising To the Occasion

Run The Friggin Dishwasher Twice

Apparently this is advice given in the therapy world. I like this advice! “RUN THE DISHWASHER TWICE. When I was at one of my lowest (mental) points in life, I couldn’t get out of bed some days. I had no energy or motivation and was barely getting by.I had therapy once per week, and on … Continue reading Run The Friggin Dishwasher Twice

Discovering the Momentum of Creative Movement (aka exercise)

An excerpt, one short story, a day from “Simple Abundance - A Daybook Of Comfort and Joy” by Sarah Ban Breathnach April 15: “The body is shaped, disciplined, honored, and in time, trusted. - Martha Graham The world as I know it is divided into two types of women- those who exercise and those who … Continue reading Discovering the Momentum of Creative Movement (aka exercise)

Real Life Benefits of Exercise

Did I think as an 18 year old, "I better start exercising now cause one day I'll by 60 years old and boy oh boy I'll be SO glad I started." lol. Nope. I was seeking relief from a painful back ache. But here I am now, in my 60th year reaping the benefits of … Continue reading Real Life Benefits of Exercise

What Makes Some People More Resilient Than Others

We never really know what’s going to happen in life. What if every disappointment/heartbreak/setback was actually a stepping stone to the muscle ........resiliency! Those stones that if you had to choose, you wouldn’t dare step on. But, life picked you up and plopped you/ planted you there. What awful times in life were good training … Continue reading What Makes Some People More Resilient Than Others

Illness karma & do we make ourselves sick

It was a rabbit hole of reading I went down on "day whatever" recovery from covid. My daughter and I shared a joke that she is homeschooling me as she works through her Political Science University program. It was Cultural Studies (Canadian Women Studies), a paper on "Feminism, Disability, and Transcendence of the Body". On … Continue reading Illness karma & do we make ourselves sick