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There is a Time For Noise

Have you ever found yourself in a chronic illness stupor? Numb, thoughtless, maybe a bit lost in nothingness? I know I have, especially when the physical pain gets to me. Of all things, noise sometimes works to move me through it. Laughter is my favorite!! Continue reading There is a Time For Noise

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There is a Time For Quiet

Our modern culture is usually filled with activity and noise. Do we know how to sit in quiet? I mean no noise except what naturally occurs around us. Can we do it? What could possibly be the benefit of quiet when the world culture has become so loud? Continue reading There is a Time For Quiet

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Music to Spark Healing

Are you so incredibly sick and so sick of being sick that you are stuck? Just plum stuck in the muck and hopeless? Not only have months passed but now years are passing and the muck of chronic illness keeps getting deeper and more depressing? At this point no pill or healthy food is solving much of anything? I mean so worn out and lost in the situation that there is not enough energy to take action to do anything, just plum worn out. Time to take NO action with something you don’t have to put any effort into. NO musical ability needed to take this action.  Continue reading Music to Spark Healing

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Vitamins E, F, G, H and Vit L

If you are not getting these vitamins into your diet you will not heal, simple as that. Not only do we need to consume these in large portions but we need to make sure our bodies are absorbing these specific vitamins so we can utilize them. These are the most cost effective vitamins you will ever find, anywhere. Continue reading Vitamins E, F, G, H and Vit L

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Showing Up For Ourselves

Layers and layers of struggles come with chronic illness. We may get so ill that we need the help of others and some will show up and some will not. We may need the insight of certain doctors or maybe the wisdom of people with natural approaches. They may or may not show up to help. When all is said and done, we have to show up for ourselves. During the journey of chronic illness, we get to watch ourselves rise above all odds and be there for ourselves in so many ways that we never imagined. Continue reading Showing Up For Ourselves

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Treating Depression with Parasympathetic Oil

Stimulating the vagus nerve can help lessen symptoms of depression. In fact, recent studies demonstrate that vagus nerve stimulation “can significantly reduce multiple symptoms of depression, including anxiety, sleep disturbance, and hopelessness.”  Continue reading Treating Depression with Parasympathetic Oil

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Stretch Don’t​ Stress

Life is filled with stress. Chronic illness brings tons of additional stress. Our own thinking is even stress-filled. It is everywhere and we cannot run away from it. We can build healthy boundaries and limits to help protect ourselves but it still does not make us immune to stress. So how are we supposed to grow and learn and flourish into who we are meant to be without stress in our lives? Continue reading Stretch Don’t​ Stress

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Relax… Get Your Toe Out of the Bowling Ball

Have you ever watched something so odd that you cannot help but to smile? I saw a lady with her toe stuck in a bowling ball of all things. Her adorable attitude is what caught my attention more than anything. Life comes with drama but when we relax into it we can even get our toes unstuck from a bowling ball. Continue reading Relax… Get Your Toe Out of the Bowling Ball

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Contagious Joy

True joy is contagious. Try to avoid it and see what happens. No matter how grumpy one is, set them near a joy-filled person and see what happens. Test it out for yourself right now. See if you can keep from having the contagious joy from striking you. Continue reading Contagious Joy

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Relax in YOUR Cabin

Chronic illness and pain create so much stress that at some point we need to find a way to relax and chill. Many of you love cruises and can relax that way. I am not a cruise loving fan so I find other ways to dream about relaxing. A cabin in the mountains on a lake is my idea of a grand chill. Continue reading Relax in YOUR Cabin