Healing: The Art of Self-Care

This is a repost from the MS website. At work today, I caught up with a co-worker I hadn’t seen in a few days. We chatted a bit about my new schedule and how it’s really making a difference in my life. We went on to talk about things we want to do, but can’t…

Tips to help keep you warm during this brutal cold snap.

In between cooking some fabulous meals tonight, I’ve been sitting at the computer wrapped up with a blanket because my condo is still freezing. I’m told that a repairman will come tomorrow to look at the furnace. When I woke up this morning, my bedroom was nice and toasty. I had closed the door so…

Music: Auld Lang Syne – what does it really mean?

What does Auld Lang Syne even mean? If you ask a hundred different people, you’re going to get a hundred different answers. But now that I’m home, and alone – and lost in thought – I can’t help but wonder. What does Auld Lang Syne really mean? Back in the late 90’s, like many females…

Advice from my grandmother 2: glitter and pearls

Come my little one, and now, we fast to school will go, To sing, read, write, Then we will all be plucky and clever boys and girls. Oh, how great they will be. Karen Jensen, My Journey, author unknown If you have a Mother humming, while she struggled, Every day would seem glorified. A brave…

Grief & Conflict Resolution: Dealing with difficult people (repost)

Fitness Challenge: Mental health is just as important as your physical health Disclaimer: this post is not aimed at anyone in particular – just some things I learned in training over the years. In continuing with my Fitness Challenge – Mental Health and Fitness theme – I decided today, to focus on how to deal…