Tag: mindfulness

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I have always viewed myself in the likeness of royalty; that is, everyone and everything that existed, did so for my pleasure. No wonder I lived 20 plus years as a “Christian” without a real relationship with Christ. See, all of creation exists for God’s pleasure not vice versa. God does not exist to serve…

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Recently, I was forced to stand by as my daughter's heart was crushed. I wanted so badly to "fix" things; however, the entire situation is completely out of my power to "fix." So each day I've stood by my sweet pie being the mother and friend she needs right now. If I could say anything…

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After a divorce, people find it quite difficult to find peace and joy in their life. If you’ve just gone through a divorce, memories of what your life was like and things you wanted to achieve with your spouse can hit you hard and prevent you from looking forward into the future with any kind…

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  Every time I look in the mirror I have so many self destructive thoughts. I wonder what people see in me and is it as bad as what I see? Yet, people tell me I have so much positive energy about me, I’m so outgoing and full of confidence and it’s what gives me…

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My initial reason in creating this blog was to help people understand the kind of mental health issues I struggle with, and also inform them of other types of mental health struggles. I wanted to help people understand they are not alone. There are people out there that understand how you feel. And I have…

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Negativity affects every single person throughout their life and its something we all have to go through in order to grow. We are at times our own worst enemy. We stop ourselves from putting ourselves out there and grabbing opportunities just because of our negative thinking and our self-doubt. It defeats us at times but…

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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Apr 25

Effort

Happiness and success are both results of effort. Two years ago, I met a therapist at a trauma program that I found relatively close to where I lived. It was free, I felt safe there and I was learning new things about these symptoms called dissociation, flashbacks, and blackouts. If you’ve been following me for…

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I observe within myself a thin balance between breath and the will to be aware of it. I practically find it difficult to be aware of my breath. With effort I am able to observe my breath but something unusual happens when I observe. As soon as I become breath aware I find that the…