Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

CBD & Mindfulness & Sitting With Anxiety With a history of PTSD, anxiety has riddled my entire adult life. I am currently and successfully using CBD, a derivative of marijuana called cannabidiol, to relax me enough to implement the many mindfulness, emotional regulation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills in my anxiety management toolbox. I struggled…

Half Marathon Training – Week 20 – The Significance of Music

18 Weeks to Half Marathon My goal is to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km. This Week – Total Kilometers: 50.20km Introduced Wireless, Bluetooth Headphones Jabra Elite 85h Since I’ve transitioned from running on the elliptical to running outside, listening to music was my iPhone in…

Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

I Choose Peaceful Action Over Hostile Reaction Embrace and Open Just for today, I will not be angry and react….I will embrace my truth with a peaceful solution… S, 🌻

Half Marathon Training – Week 19 – ‘Till I Collapse Kinda Week!

19 Weeks to Half Marathon My goal is to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Tuesday’s run was 6km! My Fitbit battery died almost immediately into my run! D’oh!!! Total Kilometers: 42.14km Milestones This Week My longest run yet at…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

How We Perceive Our Reality I’m learning, as I listen to the audiobook, before happiness – the 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness, and sustaining positive change by Shawn Achor (the book’s title indicates the author is a grammatical rebel!) that happiness is how we perceive our reality. The author postulates we can…

Liebster Award Nomination

Thank You Sid! I am thrilled Siddhartha Krishnan, author of What’s On Sid’s Mind, nominated me for The Liebster Award. The award is a pay-it-forward acknowledgement, from one blogger to another, that they appreciate your blog and promote others to check it out! What I like about Sid’s blog is his gentle, authentic, heart-felt voice….

Ten of My Favorite Feelings – Joyful Stephanie

Thank You Omobola I was nominated by Omobola, author of the blog Live life Live Fully, to write ten of my favorite feelings. Over the years, I’ve blogged extensively about my emotional journey through alcohol addiction and anxiety; first as a medium for exploring and gaining clarity of my own story, second in hopes that…