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

Italian Dressing

I’m done with looking for the tiny piece of paper with this dressing recipe...... Cool, 1/3 of it is spices!Of course, more of a something less of something, to your tastes: 225 ml. Salad oil 50 ml. Vinegar 5 ml. Salt 2 ml. Onion sake (I used powder) 2 ml. Oregano 1/2 ml. Thyme 50 … Continue reading Italian Dressing

Improve Overall Well-being & Life Satisfaction

If you don’t already know it.......whether your a vegetarian or flexitarian, we should all be consuming more legumes.In quoting from a recent gift to me "Blue Zones Kitchen" -                 Since 2014, Fort Worth Texas has seen dramatic improvements:  a 31 percent decrease in smoking,        … Continue reading Improve Overall Well-being & Life Satisfaction