Motivation Monday – Anger Management

Anger is an emotion. We have all been angry at one time or another. It IS okay to be angry. It is NOT ok to STAY angry nor is it healthy. What we do with our anger is most important. We must look for ways to channel it through healthy, productive ways. No one saidContinue reading “Motivation Monday – Anger Management”

2022 – My Hope for All

Another year has arrived. The last two have been quite unforgettable. 2022 is sure to not disappoint! I have no resolutions for the New Year as I have in the past but I have much resolve. I am determined to continue to focus on what is important to me and the goals I have setContinue reading “2022 – My Hope for All”

We Need A Little Christmas – 2021

Christmas tradition in our family included going to church on Christmas Eve to the candlelight service. We would then gather at my aunts house which was down the same street from my home where she had prepared a program of activities. She played piano. We would sing Christmas carols, have dinner and were allowed toContinue reading “We Need A Little Christmas – 2021”

Hope is NOT a plan.

Saying to someone who may be suicidal, depressed, anxious or suffering any mental health concern, “I hope they get the help they need“ without any action to actually help them is no different then saying the exact same thing to someone who becomes critically injured physically who can’t help themselves and requires medical attention. WhenContinue reading “Hope is NOT a plan.”

Monday Motivation – Reach out. Don’t Give Up.

Today is a new day. If today is one of those days where you’re saying to yourself “I hate my life” or “I don’t want to be here“, please know that whatever you’re going through will eventually resolve itself and that there are better days ahead. Sometimes things have to get worse before they getContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Reach out. Don’t Give Up.”

Monday Motivation – Relationships – Love and Respect yourself FIRST.

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Having boundaries is an act of respect for yourself. It shows you and the person you’re in communication with that you value yourself first and foremost.” Ending the Cycle of Breaking Up and Getting Back Together Happiness is notContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Relationships – Love and Respect yourself FIRST.”

Worry – Destructive path to NOWHERE

It is possible things could turn out better than expected. We tend to think we have a crystal ball and can know what will happen in our future. Or do we? Intolerance of Uncertainty will certainly destroy and leads to unnecessary worry. I say be prepared for anything but don’t worry about that which weContinue reading “Worry – Destructive path to NOWHERE”

Monday Motivation – Stress Management Strategies

* Help others * See humor in everything – more laughter *Listen to music *Singing – karaoke anyone? 😊 *Annual physicals to catch health issues early rather than wait for crisis. *Drink more water *Eat as healthy as possible as often as possible. No one is perfect. *Engage in self care – bubble bath, manicure,Continue reading “Monday Motivation – Stress Management Strategies”

“Play that Funky Music”

Listening to music as well as singing heals! It can help with anxiety and depression. Music is so very important to life. We should never let our circumstances define who we are. Music, on the other hand, defines us from an early age. Research has shown that music listened to between the ages of 10Continue reading ““Play that Funky Music””