Divorce, Experiences, Health, Parenting, Personal Development, Uncategorized

Exploring Meditation

Meditation has been shown to be helpful for treating depression in clinical studies conducted by mindfulness Hopkins University. In fact, 30 minutes of meditation daily may improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. It's important to know that meditation only should not replace meds or other treatments for anxiety and depression. In the world of psychology,… Continue reading Exploring Meditation

Divorce, Parenting, Personal Development

What Mother’s Day Means to Me

This is the second year I spent Mother's Day without my son. Granted, last year I was homeless and broke. This year I was just too broke to drive to Naples to see him. He did send me a text message today with a picture he drew for me. I will speak to him on… Continue reading What Mother’s Day Means to Me

Personal Development

An Attitude of Gratitude

These past few weeks have trying to say the least. At home, dealing with a pre-teen child who thinks the rules don't apply to him. At work, with an ever-increasing workload and seemingly endless amount lately of rude patients. It's frustrating and I get angry. But I read in my personal development this week about… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude

Personal Development

Discovering Myself With Human Design

Since I have been on my path of self discovery, I came across Human Design. According to humandesign.net Human Design is basically how to consistently make the right choices in your life. It is a way of allowing your body's intelligence to guide you. Making decisions based on what is fixed and reliable in you as… Continue reading Discovering Myself With Human Design

Parenting

Helping Your Socially Awkward Tween

Being the parent of a socially awkward tween is difficult and heartbreaking. I was a socially akward kid all through school, and to see my son experience this social awkwardness is hard to deal. My son's name is Michael. He is 11 years old and in 6th grade. Michael, or Mike, as his father and… Continue reading Helping Your Socially Awkward Tween

Food, Health, Uncategorized

It’s a Nutrition Plan…Not a diet.

I hate the word diet. It is such a limiting word. I prefer the word nutrition, which brings up an image of health and longevity.  I started my nutrition plan a couple of months ago and wonder why I waited for this all my life! It's so simple to follow and I feel so much… Continue reading It’s a Nutrition Plan…Not a diet.

Personal Development

Miracle Mornings

Morning routines are tough. I used to wake up every morning with just enough time to get dressed, make a smoothie, and head out the door to work. I kept feeling that my morning was rushed. I dreaded getting up in the morning. I felt tired. I felt directionless. I started working with a wellness… Continue reading Miracle Mornings