Mindful Monday - Anger

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Happy Birthday (#2) to Me!

I’ve told the story a million and a half times, but it bears repeating because it's essential in understanding who am I today. It is essential in understanding why I refuse to keep any of my story to myself....more

Anger = Red

I'm not sure what to do with this anger that I feel, I'm not sure where it is coming from or why it won't go away. I love God. God is love, not anger, not hate, not resentment or selfish thoughts. Anger sneaks up on me almost daily now. I walk around and see happy people, looking refreshed and dressed nice, laughing with their friends, and I hate it. I see young women Taylor's age and they are all doing so well, and I hate it. I see a beautiful women or a content marriage or a man showing affection to his happy wife and I hate it!...more

Connecting the Dots

Before I get into my post I wanted to send out a huge THANK YOU to the over 300 readers I have! You have no idea how much this continues to encourage me to share my journey and tools I am learning to help with my mental health and educate you as well.Now onto today’s topic on this dark, rainy Saturday.Continuing on with Healthy versus Harmful Anger...more

Midlife Cabernet: Anger Makes Your Face Ugly

I can't get the jpeg photo to appear. I quit.more

Midlife Cabernet: Anger Makes Your Face Ugly

 I can't forget the image of the young man’s tortured, enraged face as he leaned out the window of his battered car, thrust out his grimy fist with the middle finger raised, and screamed that I was a copulating female dog.  He used other words I won't write, but I think the translation is obvious. I smiled and muttered, "Honey, I've been called worse by real men with nice cars."...more

The cemetery.

The weekend her daughter died,We were not thinking about the angry caretaker.We were not thinking about the provincial government’s promise.   Life had gone on since Mom had passed away.  We started having family night once a week....more