Intuition: Heed The Warning if You Disagree with Your Doctor

In August 2016, I had a spinal stimulator implant placed in my back. It is a device that interrupts the pain signals from being processed in the brain but does not fix any underlying spinal or nerve conditions. Initially, it works great. Almost no pain after 2 years of agony. I was ecstatic! However, there … Read moreIntuition: Heed The Warning if You Disagree with Your Doctor

Do You Know 35 Things People With Bipolar Disorder Want Their Friends to Know

For the 5.7 million American adults who live with bipolar disorder, support from family and friends can be crucial. But sometimes through all the ups and downs, miscommunications and misunderstandings can occur on both ends — it can be hard to know what to do or what to say when a friend with bipolar disorder isn’t … Read moreDo You Know 35 Things People With Bipolar Disorder Want Their Friends to Know

14 Profound Excerpts From Classic Literature That Will Change Your Day

Being a passionate reader, whenever I’m feeling uninspired I look to a collection of my favorite literary quotes I keep in a document on my computer. Today was one of those days. As I was re-reading some of these and remembering why I love writing, reading, and the power of words and a good story, … Read more14 Profound Excerpts From Classic Literature That Will Change Your Day

Life’s Ups and Downs Can Be Handled By Being Mindfull

Mindfulness is an excellent way to live life and keep yourself centered in most situations. I say most because there are times when everything that can go wrong does go wrong. You know, like Mariah Carries New Year’s Eve performance malfunctions, who would totally not want to lose it? Anyway, the point is life can … Read moreLife’s Ups and Downs Can Be Handled By Being Mindfull

Personal Value Vs. Corporate Value

We as human beings had an inherent value. We deserve respect, love, support, forgiveness and second chances. We also deserve acknowledgement of our natural abilities. Second Chances After recently having back surgery, I knew my employment options were limited. But I found out about a company that offers an opportunity to work from home as … Read morePersonal Value Vs. Corporate Value

Simple Living Manifesto: Waste Less-Gain More!

Simple Living Manifesto- Waste Less-Gain More!

“Simplicity is the peak of civilization.” – Jessie Sampter Simplicity brings balance, freedom, and joy. When we begin to live simply and experience these benefits, we begin to ask the next question, “Where else in my life can i remove distraction and simply focus on the essential?” It means getting rid of many of the things you do so … Read moreSimple Living Manifesto: Waste Less-Gain More!

Rise Again: how losing my home in a fire taught me how to live

Previously, I wrote about my early years living in the woods. I purposely hadn’t told the end of the story, though. I did that because I knew it would become the focus of the story and might run the risk of overshadowing the other points I wanted to make. The end to that tale shows … Read moreRise Again: how losing my home in a fire taught me how to live