Category Archives for "Healthy Living"

January 7, 2018

Case of the Grumpies

I’ve been in front of the computer all morning, catching up on messages in all their varied forms (so many modes of communication these days) and a lot of them are about being angry, grumpy, annoyed, fed up, pissed off, you get the picture. Maybe that’s your picture. If it is, you’re not alone.This is […]

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December 25, 2017

Emotional Causes of Autoimmune Conditions

Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, eczema, Crohn’s,  type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, these are just a few examples of autoimmune diseases. In a nutshell, your system gets confused and starts to attack itself. I wrote a bit about the emotional conditions that set us up for susceptibility to autoimmune conditions in a co-authored […]

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December 11, 2017

Surviving Christmas

It’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year” but with as many opportunities as there are to appreciate the season, there are just as many reasons it can be a struggle.  “Surviving Christmas” has become my annual December goal that I find echoing out of my mouth when people ask what I’m […]

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July 9, 2017

8 Myths About Soul Fragments

The more I talk to people about soul fragments, the more I become aware of the misconceptions floating around. These are serious misconceptions that keep people from healing, not innocent little white lies. A fragment is that part of you that’s been locked away, inaccessible to healing, at least to the usual methods. When we experience […]

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June 8, 2017

As Busy as You Want to Be

Today my truck broke down in front of somebody’s house. He came out and invited me to hang out in his garage until my new wheels got there, and I sat down where his dad used to sit. Thus began my tour of duty as the unwitting grief counselor. I was subtly checking the time […]

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October 30, 2016

Flowers for the Borderline

Borderline Personality Disorder is enough to make most therapists run for the hills. Between the high suicide risk (7 out of 10 attempt) and an almost guarantee that the therapist will be seen as the enemy along with the overall lack of hope for healing, there isn’t a lot of willingness to help.I’m not diagnosed […]

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July 13, 2016

The Sensitive Insomniac

There are, and I’m not exaggerating much when I say “a bajillion” reasons that people get insomnia. However, I’ve never seen nor heard anyone talk about this before.What I’m talking about is when you have someone in your personal space such as sharing a bed. “Personal space” has been a cute term for what really […]

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