Mindfulness vs. Mindlessness

This is a repost from 2020 – rewritten and updated 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….

The reality of it all: advanced stages of osteoporosis

This afternoon I finally felt well enough to do some laundry and change the bedsheets. With my old bed, I just had a metal frame and even though my back hurt, I never had problems with the sheets. Somehow in the last year, the pain in my back has become so severe that I can…

What is self-worth and how can we build on it?

I was doing some research this afternoon to look up some popular trends in blog topics that I could write about. I realized I have written a lot about self-care and the importance of caring for ourselves during challenging times – but I haven’t touched on the importance of self-worth. This is something that I…

Selfcare isn’t selfish (updated)

It’s Monday morning again and I’m just getting my day started. It’s almost noon – a busy time for WordPress readers, so I thought I would take a few minutes and jot down some thoughts that are in my busy and noisy head today. I’m struggling a lot with this lockdown. And considering I just…

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…