Emotional Baggage: Travel Light

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The Best Laid Plans: What to do when the treatment makes things worse.

     It is interesting how previous damage really can change a person.  After several rather unfortunate occurrences, I was officially diagnosed with PTSD. PTSD that supposedly had a great hand in the current inconvenience that is fibromyalgia. I did the whole therapy thing, for years. I tried the medications I could afford..even attempted meditation, yoga, etc. No go. For the most part, I just try to do what many other people do...bury the bad stuff deep and try really, really hard not to think too much. ...more

5 Things you Must do if You're Getting a Divorce

When you announce to your friends over lunch that you and your spouse have decided to separate or divorce, it’s likely that you will get lots of supportive comments and possibly some amusing anecdotes on how they never thought he was right for you anyway.  You may even get the “grab everything you can now” speech, or my personal favorite – lovingly entitled, “Take him for all he’s worth”.  What you won’t get is the hard-core girlfriend nuts and bolts blow by blow of the 5 things you need to do right NOW. ...more

SONG OF THE WEEK

Being compassionate with ourselves is as important as being compassionate with others. Sometimes we need to remind ourselves, as this week's song of the week reminds us, to hold on one more day because things will get better -- http://inspiritual.biz/inspiritual-song-of-the-week1/Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

COMPASSION AND ANGER

BE STILL

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

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The Wonderful Benefits of Being Miserable

Being miserable is just great, don’t you find?It’s an art form that’s well worth cultivating. It brings so many benefits to our lives, which is of course why so many people do their very best to excel at it....more

I’m pretty sure I deserve a hug and a slap from Stevie Nicks.

If you already don’t like me, this post certainly isn’t going to help....more

THE GIFT OF PRESENCE