Self Care & NOT Hitting the Panic Button!

So the reason – as you know all quality blog posts begin with a confession and a desperate appeal to the condemning eye of ‘The Other’ to HAVE MERCY! – this is happening late today is because I was practicing self care during the wee hours of Thursday Night – and was sleeping. I have…

Are you caught in … “The Happiness Trap”?

We are supposed to be happy … right? I mean if we are not happy, we are clearly failing in some obvious way. Aren’t we? Could the pressure to be ‘happy’ be making us … unhappy? Russ Harris started out working life as a Medical Doctor, a GP. After a couple of years he noticed…

Who’s afraid of PTSD?

American Military Wives Battling Bare – Raising Awareness About PTSD “Broken by Battle, Wounded by War, My Love is forever, to you this I swore. I will quiet your silent screams, Help heal your shattered soul, Until once again my love, YOU ARE WHOLE” How do I know if I am experiencing symptoms of ……

Accepting or “being with” Uncertainty

So we are all hearing about ‘Mindfulness’ and how beneficial the practice is for the creation of health and wellbeing. Bu-uut, it is not so easy to actually do when push comes to shove. Am I wrong? What say you? The first stumbling block in the practice of Mindfulness is the ‘being with’ rather than…

Swinging Blood Sugar ~ Weight Gain

So friends, by now – if you have been following my sharings on physical and psychological health – you would have spotted my ‘views’ on sugar – the heroin of the food world. Saying I am not a fan – would be understating my position – but the craziness of it is – once you…