Jumping into a Blue-Mind winter mindset supports us during the difficulties of chronic illness. Winter can be associated with isolation because of the weather. It can be a time of harsh realities and hardships with suffering. It is frigid and uncomfortable for many. So, what can we do with a Blue-Mind Winter to help us through chronic illness…
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Easy to say but not so easy to feel when nose deep in the yuck-and-muck of chronic illness. Ongoing health issues are not only frustrating, they can be isolating. They can land us sicker than we ever imagined and more alone than we can tolerate. So, what happens if we find ourselves alone of such a health journey…
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I have a ton to say about profound gratitude but today is not the day because I am busy being profoundly grateful. Where are you on the gratitude meter?
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Disease and ongoing illness take its toll on our bodies, working them too hard and wearing them down. Wearing the out if we are not careful. When we slow everything down, we can heal faster. Here, we don’t even need to stick our heads under water. We are simply turning the moment into slow motion as it would feel underwater. Slowing our breath, our reactions, our thoughts, our heart rates so that our resting bodies can kick into high gear healing.
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It’s time to get outside, enjoy the crisp air and picking apples. If chronic illness won’t allow for the picking experience, then you can “pick” different varieties from your local grocery. Either way, it is time!! I will show you how you can be ill and go apple picking if you want the adventure…
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Most of us won’t be doing any deep-sea-diving during chronic illness but we can still go there. We can release some of the stress by using our Blue-Minds. This is a beautiful way to calm the mind and body while in the safety of your home. This one is traveling the depths around the world in one breath.
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Many of you have the season of Autumn in full force. The leaves have turned color and they are falling on the cooler days and nights. For those of us who like the cooler weather to chill the fire of illness, we are provided a season to get outside and breathe in the crisp nourishment of Autumn. Can we see the abundance in the magnificent colors, the cool winds, and the plentiful foods? Don’t let the change of season slip by just because of chronic illness.
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Boom, the unexpected laughter hit me. I mean it hit. It hit big. Hit like a boom. Still laughing. Still loving the unexpected thrills out of life during a healing journey. This particular laughter has provided so much stress relief that I wanted to share the story…
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Oh my golly gee wiz… the nutty black holes that we get sucked into during chronic illness is awful. It is BLACK. It is scary and there never seems to be a way out. Black holes in space, supposedly, don’t have a way out. But we do. Nothing easy about it but we can do this. Really, we can escape out of the black holes of chronic illness.
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We get stuck in our boxes, our comfort zones, and we miss out on music that lifts our spirits right out of chronic illness intensity. Stir up your personal music box to gain better health.
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