Living Well: High Blood Pressure & hypertension

It’s been a while since I’ve done a “Living Well” article but today I have something new to talk about. High blood pressure. This is something that has never really been a problem for me. Between a good healthy diet and regular exercise – I managed to keep my blood pressure at 120/80 for years….

Self-Help: Mindfulness vs. Mindlessness

This morning I decided to do a search for trending health topics to write about this week and came across this headline: Mindfulness vs. Mindlessness. Given my history working in addictions and mental health, I thought this would be a good topic to cover today. So, I hit the Google and did some research. While…

Living Well: Selfcare and what that look likes in 2020

This is a topic I’ve spoken and have written about many times the past year since I started this blog. But I feel it’s really important to bring up again especially right now. Year or two years? I honestly don’t know anymore. Time is moving quickly. Like thousands of others, I’ve been stalking social media…

Grief. Time doesn’t heal all wounds.

I’m not going to apologize for not writing as much as usual this week. Sometimes I need to take breaks. And other times, I just don’t feel like cooking. That’s what this week has been. But I have some ground beef defrosting in the fridge and perhaps I’ll make a meatloaf and share my recipe…

Decluttering my home – and my life

I made the mistake of staying up until 3:00 am last night. My old body can’t handle all nighters like I used to. I didn’t sleep well either – too many weird dreams that are fading fast as they sometimes do. But last night – I got a lot accomplished and it feels good. Great…