The Janet Jackson song comes to mind 🎶🎤 Control. It's okay if you want to Youtube the song for nostalgia sake. So, a few things inspired this rambling. While I was on vacation, we had taken a water taxi to do a short excursion and on the way back, we saw police tapes. As the … Continue reading Control
In the pursuit to do the sensible thing, I have bitten off a lot more than I expected. In the journey to assist my aging parents, I quickly realized that I am no longer the assistant but the sole caregiver of their every simple to important needs. Before my parents accepted my offer to move … Continue reading The Caregiver Struggle
Grumpy Cat You would think that as someone who teaches stress management, I would have a better handle on managing my own stress. Nope! It takes me a while to get my hot tempered easily triggered moody Gemini emotions under control. 🤦♀️ Today for instance was Grumpy Cat Monday for me (this is my usual). … Continue reading Stress Management Failure
Photo by Harleyq2 I am always thankful that God has given me the opportunity to see another year of life. In usual fashion, I took my birth week off from work and this time, I decided to add my parents to the mix. They celebrated their anniversary. My parents are aged and I had decided … Continue reading Birthday Bliss & Blisters
Photo: Pixabay.com; Artist: DieterRobbins As much as being single has its many positive sides, there are those moments when a single person could use a partner to help. As the rain beats down outside making a sweet lullaby, I am in bed writhing in pain. Okay, maybe writhing is a bit strong but nevertheless I … Continue reading Being Your Own Nurse – Single Life
How do you constantly cover the feelings of emptiness, dissatisfaction and disappointment?
The recovery process in life is arduous whether it is from injury, illness, traumatic event or emotional distress . When you are in the middle of your situation, your mind is busy reacting or planning to keep you afloat. It is almost automatic survival mode. However, once the urgency and crisis have passed, it is time for … Continue reading Learning to Recover
It takes a lot to get up, put your gear on and drive yourself each day when there is no purpose or goals between wake up and bed time.
There is that person in almost everyone's life who always has something going wrong. Every conversation is about a problem. That person has 99 problems and you tend to hear about it every single time. Yeah, that gets annoying. It is common for a lot of people to fall into the 'my problem' mode; however, sometimes, it … Continue reading Generating A Good Day