Health & Wellness

Mind, body, and soul are like a musical ensemble. Each must be well tuned, finely nourished, diligently practiced and lovingly maintained in order to reach full potential


Anxiety: The Hardest Part about Being Outside

This is the reality for me and other’s who deal with Anxiety and Agoraphobia.  So if you see me out and I don’t respond it’s not because I’m being unfriendly or stuck up.  It’s because the voice in my head telling me to run is so loud I can’t hear anything else. 

Waking Up in Panic

Waking Up in a Panic

I think waking up in a panic attack is one of the worst things about having a panic disorder.  My medication causes vivid dreams which most nights I enjoy but once in a while I have a very vivid dream that throws me into a panic attack while I am asleep. This wakes me up …

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Gestation and Eternity

Gestation and Eternity

2016 2+0+1+6=9 In numerology,9 is the number of completion, achievement, and accomplishing divine will. 9 represents big ideas and seeing the big picture. It is the number of gestation, and the number of eternity. The goal of 9 is to culminate, complete, and let go in order to move on and start anew as 1. …

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Death as Transformation

Death as Transformation

I have been exploring the idea of Death in my writing. Death as a transformative power, a transition and how after death we must re-create ourselves. When I moved to West Virginia 25 years ago I experienced the death of a relationship and had to recreate myself. I changed a great deal from the person …

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4 Tips for Working at Home

4 Tips for Working at Home

I just read this article on 12 Struggles only people who work from home can truly understand. The article talks about how easy it is to become a bathrobe wearing hermit who rarely interacts with people and spends all day attached to a computer. If you work from home this can be a sad reality, …

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quote by Evelyn Dortch

Finding Self in Love

You enter into the room and I am at once lost and found I am you and you are me and we are one but we are nothing and everything at once we are whole united   In romantic love we are always searching for that feeling. That initial feeling of falling in love, deep, …

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Quan Yin Goddess

Conversation with Quan Yin

Quan Yin is telling me time to show some compassion to myself.  What does that mean? Compassion to myself. The definition of compassion “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.” “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes …

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