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There is always a part of my mind that is preparing for the worst, and another part of my mind that believes if I prepare enough for it, the worst won’t happen. Kay Redfield Jamison, American clinical psychologist and author My husband, Ken, is in hurricane preparation mode. The season officially starts June first here in … Continue reading Preparing For the Worst
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. Helen Keller Good friends from Illinois are visiting us this week. They both love to walk so we have been getting our exercise. Walking and talking with friends makes the exercise seem effortless. I forget about the little aches and pains as … Continue reading Walking Buddies
She had the feeling that if she went home, she might never get away. She thought of birds caught in nets. There was something inside her, beating against her ribs, urging her to do things she might not otherwise attempt. She had the strongest desire to get lost. Alice Hoffman, Author of The Red Garden I’ll be … Continue reading Getting Lost
Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. Thomas Dekker, actor Sleep, such a boring topic, something we take for granted and yet, sleep deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and stroke….and we haven’t even started with the psychological implications. Are you one … Continue reading Restorative Sleep