Mental Health and Truth

We have stepped into the second month of a brand new year and a brand new decade. How exciting is that! The sound of that just seems to hold many new and adventurous possibilities doesn’t it? Yet, how many of us are making healthy choices on purpose? How many of us are determined to face… Continue reading Mental Health and Truth

Mystery Woman & #mentalhealth

I met a woman this week…some might say a cowinkidink but I think not for I don’t believe in those. She has haunted my thoughts daily ever since. She and her friend were looking around and popped in my office wanting to know what Broken Pieces No More was! So I quickly spout out my… Continue reading Mystery Woman & #mentalhealth

#mentalhealth and Christmas and Forgiving

Merry Christmas to you!   I had wondered if we’d have a white Christmas but where we live…nope! Way too warm and that’s nice too! I have done very little for Christmas this year. It’s simply been way too hard, too stressful to do otherwise. Oh, I tried to decorate. Had big plans for doing… Continue reading #mentalhealth and Christmas and Forgiving

#domesticviolenceawareness n mental health

Have you ever sat out in the woods? I try to as often as I can for it brings my soul great relief and peace. I’ve had the wonderful opportunity of sitting there, pondering this or that, when suddenly I hear the plonk-plonk-plink-thud as an acorn has let go and falls to the waiting ground… Continue reading #domesticviolenceawareness n mental health

#Grievinghurts : The Loss of a Daughter’s Dream Mother

  Recently, my husband and I placed my mother under Hospice care. That was a hard decision! My mother and I have had a perilous relationship all my life. We never connected in a healthy mother-daughter relationship which has caused me to repeat many of those unhealthy learned behaviors. I’m thankful for those in my life… Continue reading #Grievinghurts : The Loss of a Daughter’s Dream Mother

Not always a Happy Father’s Day for All

Today is Fathers Day and many are celebrating with great memories of kind and loving fathers. And that is awesome! However, not all of us have those sweet memories to fall back on nor a healthy relationship with our father. Sadly there are those of us who have memories of a mean, uncaring father. Experiences… Continue reading Not always a Happy Father’s Day for All

“What will the neighbors think?”

I recently had an opportunity to visit with a friend who’d grown up not far from where I did. We hadn’t seen each other in ages nor had we visited at length as we did yesterday. I walked away from that visit both feeling validated and saddened at the same time. Validated that someone else… Continue reading “What will the neighbors think?”

#rape #abortion Now #secretsnomore

Triggers: rape, abortion and child abuse We all have secrets. I’ve learned if those secrets aren’t told, if they’re not allowed to be released then our body and mind will become infected! It’s been proven that many of our physical issues can be traced back to our holding onto secrets. Secrets are poison! I recently… Continue reading #rape #abortion Now #secretsnomore