Holistic Healing

About three months ago, our medical insurance company sent us a notice that our new premiums for 2017 would be jumping from $830.00 to over $1300.00 per month. This is a premium with a $6500.00 deductible per person. I have to tell you that I had a bit of a shock when I opened that little… Read More

Healing With a MOMM’s Touch

I happened to be standing in line at Lowe’s last week and my eyes were drawn to the magazine area where Time Magazine had a Special Edition called Mindfulness: The New Science of Health and Happiness. This caught my eye because I am a true believer in what I call Healing with a MOMM (Mind… Read More

The “Space” Effect…

I have recently been reading the book Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being by Esther M. Sternberg and learning about various studies on how our physical space can affect our ability to heal… both psychologically and physically.  Ms. Sternberg writes of a study done years ago in which post surgical patients were placed in either… Read More

Storm Warning in Effect… Beware of Flash Flooding

  We have had some incredible storms flow through all day yesterday.  Winds whipped up in the afternoon with 60 mph gusts and limbs are strewn all over the yards and streets of our city after being literally ripped from the trees.  The skies have been grey and dark, occasionally opening up to sheets of rain… Read More

Re-shining my Sparkling Spirit…

As I was leaving work late Friday evening, I walked past a cubicle that had a calendar with the saying on it “Never Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle” and I literally stopped to take a picture because the words packed a punch that hit me square upside my head.  After a long and trying day at… Read More

Out with the Old… In with the New… Attitude!

Unencumbered: adjective 1. not having any burden or impediment We have been extremely busy moving this past week.  We sold our home in the country and moved into town… a pretty big deal for us since we have not lived in a suburban “neighborhood” for 20 years.  To say that we have been under emotional… Read More