What is a solution to avoid the shadows?

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller Easier said than done, right?But what about, what about, what about…?! The thing is, if we choose to be optimistic about the future, then it helps to avoid the bad crap, and from allowing it to …

Practice makes PERFECT!

I love playing the piano and find that it helps with my anxious mind! Here I am playing Fur Elise by Beethoven – an all-time favourite!! Not perfect – but – practice makes perfect!!!And – an added bonus is that it makes me feel great!! What do you do to help calm your mind?

Keep trying …

“sometimes no matter how hard you try. it feels as if it’s never good enough.” – Sandra Scala Do you ever feel this way? You try so hard to get your point across, but it’s not ever good enough or acknowledged for what it’s worth? Let me tell you something. I’ve felt this way, I’m …

Ripple Effect

Ripple Effect: I’m getting pulled under. Faster and faster. Deeper and deeper. Until it all turns black. I almost can’t breathe. As I try to scream loud. Louder and louder. But, not loud enough. Nobody hears me. Nobody sees me. Nobody cares. I don’t know what to do. Then, all of a sudden. I’m gasping …

My “frog” moment …

I’ve had this “frog” moment, many times. Mainly when my anxiety kicked in and I needed that “alone” time. I still have those moments… I took this picture by a lake, one summer day. The frog just floated there, in the water, not shifting at all. What a great moment that was, indeed! It made …

table set, plates empty …

Um, yea. So this is what happened last night… I had the table set, ready to go, but dinner in the oven wasn’t quite ready yet. I couldn’t believe it…it’s been cooking for two hours, and it still wasn’t ready?!!We had to be out the door for basketball, and I was to get grocery shopping …

The Narcissist…

The Narcissist. Or what I would like to call them, the Bully. They show no remorse for their actions. They just don’t care about anything or anyone, but themselves. Don’t let them intimidate you. Don’t let them control you or your thoughts. Don’t let them “win”. Don’t let them, don’t let them …It’s emotional abuse, …