MARCH 24th

Reflection for Today After working Steps One, Two and Three, it is tempting to sit back and say, “Okay, I’ll let go; You take over”. This does not work. It […]

ENERGIES ARE CONTAGIOUS

We all have heard the idea that you become like the people you hang out with. Think about the company you keep. I remember my Mom speaking about this several […]

ARE YOU EMOTIONALLY BALANCED?

What do you do to stay balanced emotionally? I try to stay true to me. That sounds easy enough to make a statement about – but is it easy to […]

DOES THE VIRUS HAVE YOU FREAKY?

How does one cope with this social media fear fest? Personally, I try to avoid the news because it triggers worry and feelings of helplessness. The last few days have […]

CHECK UP FROM THE NECK UP!

Let’s explore the site, Check up from the Neck Up! http://checkupfromtheneckup.ca/ Pros User friendly Clean site Easy and informative Ontario based Check up quiz Supportive links Suicide links and support […]

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT IN CANADA

Hi Folks! During my research online, I discovered a collection of resources and tools that the Canadian Living website lists as Online Programs for mental health support in Canada. I […]

WHAT IS YOUR STRUGGLE?

I am struggling with faith. Not faith in a higher being. I am and continue to struggle with faith in me. According to Dictionary.com, faith is the confidence or trust […]

MIKE AND IKE

Mike and Ike! Wow! I recently tried these candies and I am sold! I mean seriously? What the heck…I love these little bastards and could eat them all day long. […]

THE REST IS BULLSHIT!

It is 11:13 pm on a Saturday night. As I type a blog post and listen to the youthful amusement coming from the Airbnb guest room, I grin. I recall […]

MY DESTRUCTIVE RELATIONSHIP

I gained 30 lbs. How revolting is that? My relationship with food is a miserable one. I am an emotional binger. My pattern is an ‘all or nothing’ approach concerning […]

ON THE WINGS OF A DOVE

On this day my life changed. On this day, Sophia was born. I had the privilege to birth and bring up a first child and only daughter. The endless labored […]

BELL LET’S TALK DAY.

Wearing the ‘normal’ mask is what I always have done. I developed strategies over the years to aid in coping with my anxiety and depressive disorders. I use mantra’s like […]

JANUARY 3RD

Reflection for TodayNo machine can last forever without periodic maintenance. Some of this can be done while the machine is in operation – oiling, tuning, cleaning. Other types of maintenance […]

JANUARY 4TH

Reflection for TodayIt was a relief to stop blaming myself for failing to do the impossible. It felt good to say “I can’t”. Admitting I was powerless, as Step One […]

DECEMBER 5, 2019

Reflection for Today In working my Fourth Step, I found one emotion constantly appearing – fear. Fear denied me the chance of enjoying my present surroundings and relationships. Fear led […]

DECEMBER 5, 2019

Reflection for Today How many blessings can I find to be thankful for today? It is easy to say “Thank You, God” for the big things in my life such […]