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Best of Our Blogs: June 29, 2018

For many of us coping or taking care of someone with an illness, life is a constant battle. We lose track of time. We forget the seasons. We grow up and life’s struggles make us hard, inflexible and serious. I…

Best of Our Blogs: June 26, 2018

What does Tovah P. Klein, PhD’s book How Toddlers Thrive have to do with mental health. Well if you’re a parent a lot. But even if you’re not, I love this statement and believe it applies to anyone. “The key to…

Best of Our Blogs: April 3, 2018

There’s the fact that you have to deal with it forever. And there’s the reaction you get from loved ones, your community and even society as a whole. Having an illness isn’t an easy way to live. It’s more isolating…

Best of Our Blogs: January 30, 2018

Most of us want the clean house just like we desire the perfect life or at least happy one. But we also want to get there without dealing with the mess. Just like we can’t wiggle our nose and wave…

Best of Our Blogs: January 12, 2018

I’ve been watching the HEAL documentary which features spiritual teachers including Marianne Williamson, Deepak Chopra and Reverend Michael Beckwith. The idea that our emotions can heal our physical bodies is a complete change in mindshift. For years, our power has…

Best of Our Blogs: January 9, 2017

How do we return back to business as usual now that the holidays are over? There’s something magical that happens to us around New Year’s Eve. While we’re normally non-believers and curmudgeons the other days of the year we suddenly…

Best of Our Blogs: December 8, 2017

Everything is harder when you have an illness. It feels like you’re always trying to catch up. You can barely get by during the rest of the year, which makes the holiday season especially hard. If that wasn’t difficult enough,…

Best of Our Blogs: December 5, 2017

I’ve been listening to Karla McLaren’s The Language of Emotions. One of the jewels from the program is discovering how each of our emotions have a purpose. Even boredom teaches us how we may be burying our emotions and using…

Best of Our Blogs: December 1, 2017

No matter how much you want it, you can’t will someone to say the words you’ve always wanted to hear. Words like: “It’s okay. You did the best you could.” “I’m sorry. You deserved better.” “What do you need from…

Best of Our Blogs: November 28, 2017

‘Tis the season for overindulging and overdoing, when everyone comes together to buy into a belief that makes us sick, sad and stressed. We believe getting the best present is more important than our presence. We want our families to…