Category Archives: Wake Up

Fair

It doesn’t say life is fair on my birth certificate. It probably doesn’t on yours either. It’s not fair for a baby to be born in poverty, or a child raised in a gang neighborhood, or that someone is rich, … 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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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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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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Family

Family is a wonderful thing. It can also be a horrendous thing. People love their family, and some people hate their family. The reason is that we mostly think of family as those people who were born in close relationship … Continue reading

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Nature

I hope you are remembering to breathe and to smile. Breathing connects you with all of creation. Smiling tells your mind, body and soul that you are loved. Today, is a day for finding a spot in nature. A place … 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 from England in 1983 and felt alone. Even though I had a spouse and two children I didn’t know how to … Continue reading

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