Complex post-traumatic stress syndrome (C-PTSS) is a syndrome that happens when events occur that involve repeated, prolonged trauma with harm or abandonment by a caregiver or other interpersonal relationships with an uneven power dynamic.
The journey of aging will bring tears and laughter as we prepare for the when a loved one passes. As part of the aging process, we see our parents, siblings, spouses, friends and even children passing on before us. The cliché of “time heals all wounds” is true however, we all go experience grief a […]
I know the importance of creating an intimate environment that includes Mother Nature during the long winter months of the north. Moreover, I know because I’ve lived in northern climates for most of my life. For instance, during the 1980s, I lived in Anchorage and still carry the Alaskan spirit with me wherever I go. […]
We all want to feel those wonderful endorphins surging through our bodies. And, we all have times when a quick shot of endorphins comes in handy. I’ve listed several ways to increase your endorphins below. Chocolate, of Course! Yes! Who doesn’t love chocolate? And, we all know how good it makes us feel. However, be […]
Sea and Corals literally popped into my mind as I was wondering what to write about today. I love the ocean and don’t get there often enough. So, keep reading if you’d like to learn more about the disturbing decline of the coral reefs around the world. Corals of the Sea Ions and Harmony The […]
Humans glorify explorers and scientists but then ignore their warnings. In continuing to conquer and fill deep pockets, the earth is literally being destroyed by its own inhabitants.
Intuition is a delicate thing unless you develop it and work with it daily. So, for me, it comes and goes because that’s where I am in my growth. But, when panic sets in, it is so difficult to know what to do next and with blocked intuition, I get frozen in anxiety. This is […]
‘Find your passion’ never stops trending on social media and other places. I think its one of those catch-all phrases that means different things to different people, but is it good advice? Let’s take a closer look at the phrase and its unspoken implications. Passion; What is it and where do I find it? What […]
Quotes of inspiration and motivation change our thoughts and our feelings which makes them a fantastic tool for healing from trauma. The awareness that we have the power to change our thoughts and feelings is one thing, but the addition of this easy technique makes it even better. That’s why I curate quotes – not […]
The living room is the soul of the home and nothing will bring your family more happiness and prosperity than a felicitous feng shui living room design.
I believe most humans naturally meditate throughout their lives without realizing that’s what they’re doing. I remember reading a book by Wayne Dyer years ago and in it, he spoke about how you can meditate while sitting at a stoplight for a few minutes. Being a transcendental meditator since the 1970s, that statement by Dr. […]
Spring & Summer Quote Shareables Welcome to this collection of spring and summer quotes. I absolutely love flowers and having been born and raised in Oregon, I naturally love all the seasons. I’ve lived as far north as Alaska and I’ve lived as far south as Alabama. However, I prefer my temperate Oregon. And, I […]