Category Archives: Vitality

Pets

I’ve had many pets throughout my 66 years on planet earth. I was about seven years old when I had my first pet rabbit and 55 when I had my last bulldog. I love having pets, but since we travel … Continue reading

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Breathe

Know this. Depression can easily become a habit. I know because it happened to me. I arrived in America in 1983 and felt alone. Even though I had a spouse and two children I didn’t know how to cope with … Continue reading

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Curious

Being curious is one of the best things you can be in life. It keeps you young. It keeps your mind active. It makes you interesting; it makes other people interesting. It is having the desire to learn or know … Continue reading

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Music

Music is food for the soul. It uplifts, inspires and brings joy and clarity. I have actually cried listening to music; who can forget Elton John playing Candle in the Wind? All music is beautiful: the lyrics, the instruments and … Continue reading

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Teddy

When I was a little girl I had a teddy. He was blonde brown and had two brown glass eyes. He started out life quite fluffy, but over the years he became quite flat and his fur was matted—but I … Continue reading

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Break

It takes work checking out your body and how you were feeling. It takes discipline and courage. Many people who are prone to depression don’t want to check on themselves. They prefer to let things be. The problem with that, … Continue reading

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Observe

This goes along with being mindful. When you observe something or someone, you are watching them. You are not involved, you are not absorbing their emotions, you are apart from their frustrations and upset. Sometimes, when I have felt depression … Continue reading

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