Mental Balance

  • Corona Consciousness – ‘Boiling Frogs’

      Officials in hazmat suits, sticking needles into a young child’s arm to test for the Coronavirus, conjure up horrific images from the movie ‘Contagion’ or ‘Outbreak’. Let’s face it… sudden contagious disease and the prospect of death is terrifying! Viruses are very real, and we’ve all been sick with one at some point in […]

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  • Too strong? I’m a bitch. Too weak? I’m a wallflower.

      I wanted my dad’s love and attention. I wanted to feel safe, seen and understood. It didn’t go so well… Dad was an alcoholic. I became a people pleaser extraordinaire and didn’t know there was such a thing as personal growth until my first marriage was beyond the point of no return. Yet two […]

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  • A Dose of Nature is Just What the Doctor Ordered…

    Modern life can leave us feeling stressed, lonely and depressed, but the solutions are sometimes surprisingly simple. A study completed in 2016 found that visiting a park for at least 30 minutes a week could significantly reduce the risk of depression.  Scientists in Australia found further evidence of what researchers have been saying for years. […]

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  • How to deal with a-holes

    This might not seem like the most enlightened question, yet it’s one I get a lot from members of my community. Especially with the coronavirus, people are scared and when we’re scared, we leave our heart, we’re triggered by our emotions, leave the intelligence of the prefrontal cortex that allow for abstract creative thinking and […]

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  • How do I approach women respectfully in a #MeToo world?

    I applaud you for reaching out to desiring to respect women. Thank you.  And I applaud the women who have bravely spoken up in this Movement. There’s so much more to be done.  And I acknowledge the tide is beginning to shift.  Given what we focus on expands, let’s focus on solutions and a new […]

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  • How the Media and Your Political Party Plan to Steal Your Vote – DON’T Let Them…

    “Racist “Cheat“, “Liar”,  “Sexist”, “Hypocrite”, “Supremacist”…  Winning is ALL that matters… At ANY cost… Now, more than ever, the top strategic focus for today’s political parties are painting a narrative which ‘packages’ their opponent into an evil piece of shit, whilst portraying their candidate as the ‘hero’, taking them to the promised land. Why? Political […]

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  • Surviving The Sinkhole

    My life suddenly felt like a big sinkhole and I was hanging on the edge for dear life. There was a part of me wanting to let go and disappear into the abyss, while the other part seemed to be dangling on as if by a tiny hangnail. In a short time,  I had gone through a financial crisis, business challenges, health challenges and relationship turmoil.

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  • The One For-Sure-Cure For Opiate Addiction

    If you have been alive in the past century, it is highly likely that you have encountered the staggering statistics that surround opiates. Not only have the use of opiates devastated many lives, the abuse of them has caused death to celebrities and non-celebrities alike.

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  • An Ever Evolving Consciousness

    First, one must gain a recognition that there is simultaneous construction and destruction happening at all times.  This applies to your body, the world around you, and most importantly, it applies to your mind.  As your thoughts and ideas shift and change, so do your actions.  

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  • Why You Should Work With Disease Instead of Fighting Against It

    Having just nursed my eldest two children through a nasty stomach bug, I was awakened earlier than usual by sudden severe cramps in my stomach. It seemed that I now had to deal with this bug. As my day progressed, it was interesting to note that many well-intentioned people offered suggestions of all sorts of  medications and natural  remedies  for it. I declined because I had no intention of fighting this bug. I was going to work with it.

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