Photo by Diana Vargas on Unsplash He said he no longer believed in God. I asked, "Why?" What he said next, I could not get out of my head. *** In this first month of 2022, I focused on holistic health, or what I refer to as PMS at its Best: physical, mental, spiritual health. I believe that … Continue reading Suffering in Spiritual Health
Last week I had a dream that I was flying, like Peter Pan, over water. With me, were two nonsensical child inflatables—a small pink flamingo I somehow secured under my arm and another positioned around my waist. I flew over a small-boat regatta, helping me realize, to my relief, that I was close to land. … Continue reading Mental Health Contributes to Overall Wellness
Debby's Weekly Contemplation, week one 2022January's theme: Holistic Health Welcome to my first 2022 post as I kick off a new year's theme: “Rockin’ Our Rhythm!” To support this momentous mindset, I am devoting January to holistic health, as in physical, mental, spiritual wellness. Or, what I like to refer to as—PMS at its best. … Continue reading PMS at Its Best: physical, mental, spiritual health
July’s Contemplation: Keeping Cool in a Heated WorldMonthly Post #3 I love the summer Olympics. This year however, I haven’t been able to binge watch The Games. And this really bothers me. I feel like I’m missing out on all the running and jumping and swimming that I do through these amazing athletes. Bottom line: … Continue reading The Weight of Gold
https://youtu.be/lO8JDHfNb7c An early-morning bike ride beat the heat and more congested trail traffic. Although I want to devote much of my April blogging to support Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month, I also want to engage with our current COVID-19 struggle. With today’s blog, I emphasize exercise as being a big part … Continue reading 10 Trail Tips for Collaborative Exercise
Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on Unsplash Listen to Debby read this post by clicking play above. I experienced unemployment in my late ‘20s that forced me to sit with myself longer than I cared to. During this time, I saw a poster that I have never forgotten. It said, “In the silence of not doing, we begin to … Continue reading Collective Grief and Grit
A few years ago when I was struggling to manage stress, uncertainty, and loss, I found it difficult to answer this question, "How are you?" Some days, some moments, I just wasn't sure. To help me better identify how I was doing, I drew a stick figure, and based on the following definitions, I assigned … Continue reading How are You in This New Year?