Before I begin this National Read a Book Day blog, I need to begin with a few thoughts about God. Some of you are perfectly comfortable with God. Some of you are not. And others may even be repelled by the thought of God. The intent of this post is not to stir up a … Continue reading National Read a Book Day
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?