Need a Vision Check?

Henry David Thoreau is quoted as saying, “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Maybe it’s time for a new prescription. Envision the life that you want. Don’t fear judgment or the what ifs, just envision what you want your life to look like. Refocus – Stop focusing on being a single mom, [Read More…]

Queen of Regret

It was four in the morning on Memorial Day when I woke up to excruciating pain in my mouth and face. After taking a Motrin and using essential oils I tried to go back to sleep, but the constant pulsing made it next to impossible. “What’s wrong?” my husband asked, rousing from his own slumber. [Read More…]

Post-Book Depression

For the last few weeks I have been unable to shake this deep seeded sadness. At first I thought it was my son leaving for college. Not that it isn’t a contributing factor, as it could certainly be assisting in the lingering, but on my way home from a quick weekend adventure I allowed my [Read More…]

The Long Dimly Lit Road of Depression

The announcement of actor and comedian Robin William’s passing on August 11th shook many and it wasn’t long, in the social media era, for a myriad of wildfire-like opinions and advice to surface. What I found disturbing was the stream of insensitive comments. Mental illness and depression is real and true. Suicide didn’t kill Robin [Read More…]

The Moody Blues

As the days shorten and turn darker, many find themselves tackling the blues. Even small things seem so huge to tackle the smallest issues look like large hurdles. The more that you focus on that, the more you feel as if you are surrounded by bad luck, when in actuality it is actually negative energy [Read More…]