The Hygge Life: Cozy Homes

This is a repost….I love my Hygge home. But decorating is put on hold until Christmas due to finances! Since moving into my new home seven months ago (hard to believe) – I’ve been almost obsessed with making it feel like home. This is a continuous work in progress. I couldn’t understand my desire or…

Self-care: why crying is good for you

The other week, I responded to a question in Ask Reddit and for once, it was a really good question. I’ve lost track of it now, buried far deep in dozens of comments and replies. But the gist of the question was this: I can’t cry. I want to cry. I know I should cry….

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….

Living Well: Self care for anxiety, depression or stress

Reposting this. I think it’s a good reminder on how we can care for ourselves during this difficult time. 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…

Anxiety – how anxiety can affect your health

The subject on my mind today is anxiety and how it can affect our overall health – physical and mental health. I went to bed last night after my “Ancient Wisdom” post and felt pretty good. But this morning I woke up feeling this tightness in the bottom of my stomach – I knew the…

Mostly Single Quarterly Update & Changes!

Good morning everyone. How are you doing this fine Sunday? It’s Saturday evening as I’m typing this. But I am going to start scheduling posts so you have something to start your day with! I’m so proud to say that I’ve finally come up with a great theme for this website and gave it a…

Health: self care – how to unwind after a bad day. (repost)

This is a repost. I think it’s good information to share every now and then. You can also read my post on The Art of Self-Care. Just a short post today. It’s been a lousy few days. Tired. Stressed. And contemplating when things started heading south. Last month – things were amazing. But the past…

Fitness Challenge: Mental Health & Self Improvement

The sun is shining and the day is a little cooler. It’s Tuesday, May 14th and I’m three weeks into my new fitness regime – even though this is my first official week recording progress. We’re expecting some rain later today. This is really my kind of weather. The sun and I don’t get along…