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Post-Traumatic Stress and How It Manifested

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Caring for Momma

Two life-changing events all within a year of each other.

My mother aka Momma had a series of 12 strokes.


And between her husband and I, we were her primary caregivers.

During the first set of strokes, Momma was able to bounce back fairly quickly. She technically had TIAs or mini-strokes as she called them. They … Read more...

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Staying Well During COVID-19; Free Digital Mental Health Program

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It doesn’t matter if you’re a stay-at-home mom or dad, business owner, employee, or gig worker, to some extent, we’re all feeling the weight of the Coronavirus.

It’s documented that when we are under stress it weakens our immune systems and the last thing any of us need. Staying healthy, both physically and mentally becomes a top priority.

A free, …

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The Beauty of Community, Even Makeshift and Online Ones

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Let’s face it, we weren’t meant to live solitary lives.

We need each other to survive.

A friend once said that to be banished from a hunting and gathering community thousands of years ago was initially a death sentence. You couldn’t survive without your community.

We’ve seen the power of community especially in times of crisis. Our family had just … Read more...

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5 Homemade and Natural Cleaners for This Year’s Spring Clean

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For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is giving way to spring. The days are getting longer and trees and flowers are starting to bloom. And for some of us, it’s time to set our clocks ahead by one hour for daylight savings time.

And with spring’s arrival comes the tradition of Spring Cleaning.

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I Wasn’t Feeding Hunger, I Was Feeding ‘Something Else’

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I remembering sharing with someone how the emotional eater doesn’t eat out of hunger. There’s no physical trigger that eludes to the fact that the body needs nourishment. Emotional eaters eat from a different place and it’s not hunger.

As someone who has been an emotional eater for a good solid three decades, in a moment of clarity it dawned … Read more...

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Hand Surgeon Warns of Dangers of Mishandling Fireworks

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Every year, July 4th celebrations feature many time-honored American traditions, including parades, barbeques, and of course, fireworks. But the fun of fireworks can quickly turn to danger and severe injury, too, says Dr. Ying Chi, a hand surgeon with Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Orange County, California and warns that the mishandling of fireworks can send someone to the emergency room.… Read more...

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