The Value of the Arts

In times of crisis or budget restraint, the arts are the first to go, which is a true shame.  The arts help us to process loss, to heal, be inspired, so you see artists doing online concerts and all that jazz.  Hallmark this weekend had Christmas movies, which might seem Read more…

6 Tips of Self Care

When we think of care, we think physical, but care is more than just physical.  Even with the physical, you have to know what works for you.  In terms of exercise, well for someone with CFS, Fibromyalgia and such strenuous exercise could cause more harm than good.  Also when doing Read more…

Treating Yourself

  Once in a while, we all need a bit of recharge, pampering and so do intimate relationships.  Often we think it has to be something really expensive etc.., when really, no it doesn’t.  Whether you are a caretaker, have kids, we all need pampering sometimes.  What are some ways Read more…

I Choose To

For the longest time, I had said I had no interest in the dating game, that it was something I had no interest in, the game playing and then that the fibromyalgia was something no one was going to want to take on, so why bother to seek a relationship?  Read more…

Emotional Responses in Healing

Healing is a great way to alter emotional responses such as anger, resentment or other negative responses to persons or even situations.  The human experience is like a garden, had a range of fauna etc.., including weeds that can strangle the good flowers etc…Why is that and what do emotions have Read more…

Where Do We Feel It?

Our bodies are in every fiber living breathing entities and also sponges.  We may for example think we have “gotten over” stuff, or accepted situations etc… We may think ourselves superman or superwoman, untouchable by what others say or do.  That is not the case. Every aspect of the self is a Read more…

Community and Belonging

I have been searching for where I belong for the longest time.  I knew my faith in Christ, in Biblical truth was unshakable. However, what I didn’t realize is that before I could find where I belonged in the world, in the community of faith, I had to accept myself.  Read more…