Do I Need a Therapist?

  Just short of turning 40 I began to noticed that with each passing day I was becoming more and more depressed. This took me by surprise because I had always been a pretty positive, upbeat person. After a while I also began having frequent nightmares and it wasn’t long following that I had an […]

A poem depicting the absurdity in comparing ourselves with others Journey On… Written by Elizabeth A. Van Cleve Don’t ever say- Because I’m here You shouldn’t be there or Because you’re there I shouldn’t be here It makes no sense Would you ever say- Because I am twenty You shouldn’t be two Because I love […]

How to say NO nicely

  “NO” tends to have such a negative stigma to it, and yet it is possibly the most powerful word in our vocabulary when we learn to use it regularly in our lives. You see in this world of duality we have both YES and NO-  and together they are called CHOICE! As we move toward wholeness and […]

Hi Vibes for the Wounded Soul; the struggle is real!

As a child, the mental and emotional abuse I endured was almost unbearable. There was some physical abuse as well, in the form of corporal punishment that never matched the “crime.” Most of the time I had no idea what I had done wrong, but my father seemed very adept at pulling heinous crimes out of […]

Are You Being Disrespected and Bullied?

One of the greatest signs of maturity is the ability to show due respect to people and the realization that all of life is precious and none of us are in a position to judge other peoples lives. Real maturity is not an age, but an inner wisdom – a plateau where you no longer […]

Making Meaningful Connections

All human misery stems from disconnection. Pain is physical, mental or emotional suffering at varying intensities. Pain tells us something is out of balance and even life threatening. Misery is extreme distress, and wretchedness of conditions or circumstances and definitely carries the component of pain. Humans are designed for connection. The only thing that connects […]