Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

I Am Free I am starting my second month of living in solitude – alone – 4,562 km away from family and friends on the East Coast of Canada – while I’m here on the West Coast of Canada. I’ve another three, maybe four weeks ahead of me before my husband returns from his electrical…

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…

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, 🌻

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…

Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

Give Pause To Your Anger It has been my experience that fear is usually lingering somewhere deep beneath my anger. When you feel angry, can you take a moment to stop, and pause? Can you take a look at what is beneath your anger? Can you find the fear and identify what you’re afraid of?…

Just For Today – I Will Be Grateful For My Many Blessings

Tara Brach I’ve been listening to psychologist and Buddhist meditation teacher, Tara Brach’s Radical Self-Compassion series on Calm. Her words truly speak to me, especially the part of those who consistently try to improve on themselves because they feel they are deficient in some way – always trying to fix themselves to be better –…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

Living Alcohol Free Living alcohol free takes work. It takes support and a shift in thinking, a realization that life is still going to be the same. The only change is me. Life goes on. The Moodiness of Life? Is it me who is moody? Or life? I’m discovering how each day can be vastly…

Just For Today – I Will Be Grateful For My Many Blessings

Creativity Today I am grateful for the collective creative energy scattered along the beautiful SeaWalk of Willow Point, Campbell River. I discovered a velociraptor made of driftwood!!! How cool is that!! I hope you make some time today to be creative; to flow with your creative spirit!! S, ❤️

Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

Fresh Start Each morning is a fresh start. Each moment can be a fresh start too! Sometimes I forget that I can make any moment into a fresh start, because my mood gets so bad that I feel justified in my grumpiness! But, this is the very evidence right there that I am choosing to…