I Really Didn't Care

In university, when I was learning to be a Physical Therapist, all I really wanted to learn about was how to rehabilitate people, specifically after musculoskeletal injury. But I remember learning about stuff I really didn’t care about at...

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The Mud of Anger

 I recently watched a video of Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk and peace activist, beautifully answering a question about anger from a little girl:

Little girl: When I get angry, how do I let my anger out?

Thich Nhat Hanh: Do you...

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Surrender

I was recently asked, “Where do you get the ideas for your blogs?”

I answered, “They usually just come to me.”

Well this one you’re reading right now wasn’t “coming”.

I had a problem: I needed...

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How to Change Reality

What is reality?

Well, the Oxford dictionary defines reality as “the world or the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them.”

But the question becomes then, “What actually...

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Don't Seize the Day

I admit it. I wouldn’t consider myself a “morning person”- I don’t get excited to hear the alarm clock ring and I’m not very motivated to leave the warmth and comfort of my bed. 

But there is something almost...

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The Extra-Ordinary

Last weekend, I re-watched an old (-ish) movie from 2010, Extraordinary Measures with Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford. The movie was inspired by true events. It’s about a couple that have 3 kids. 2 of them, aged 6 and 8, have...

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This is My Story

I thought I was losing my mind. I wasn’t acting like myself and I didn’t know why. I didn’t understand what was happening to me.

Last year was hard for everyone. It was hard for me, too…but not just because of these Covid...

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You're Dying

What if you went to the doctor today and were given a terminal diagnosis? What if you were told that you’re dying?

What would you do with your remaining days?

I know what I would do.

My days would be filled with simple pleasures. I’d...

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Bored? Here's What to Do.

When I was younger, I remember complaining to Mom, “I’m bored.” I wanted her to take away the boredom…but I was always crossing my fingers that she wouldn’t just give me a list of chores. Yuck.

Now that I’m...

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3 SPECIFIC Ways to Improve Mental Wellness

I recently came across a resource that listed 3 ways to improve mental wellness: 1) get exercise, 2) get rest, and 3) eat healthy.

While I agree that exercise, rest, and healthy eating are important factors in improving mental wellness, I feel...

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