Anxiety Is Bringing Me Back…Hello Again!

Hey everyone, I'm back! Since my last entry, I've been trying to get back into the workforce in some way and this has been rather challenging. As I've still been caring for my son, my schedule is rather limited and I've been trying to do something at home. The problem has been that I tend … Continue reading Anxiety Is Bringing Me Back…Hello Again!

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My Evening With “Satchmo”…And A Wonderful World

I must admit I'm struggling a bit tonight. I've stumbled across that Minotaur and we're slugging it out pretty fiercely. But I refuse to yield my optimism or my determination. As I'm sitting here, wrestling with that primeval beast within myself, a song suddenly came to mind and I've been playing it over and over … Continue reading My Evening With “Satchmo”…And A Wonderful World

“I Am” Is Quite Enough!

Just got back from my chiropractors appointment. Yea, I may be experiencing the onset of arthritis. This, of itself, is a bit of a bummer. But if it's true, the more ominous thing is that means my autoimmune system is starting to attack the rest of my body again. The consequences of that are anyone's … Continue reading “I Am” Is Quite Enough!

Is My Body Attacking My Body Again? I’m Quite An Income Stream.

I'm going to see my chiropractor this morning, so I'm going to mention the pain I've been experiencing in my knuckles. It's been going on for a couple of months and I'm hoping it's just that I'm getting older and am more sensitive to the weather. There's a part of me that doesn't want to … Continue reading Is My Body Attacking My Body Again? I’m Quite An Income Stream.

Return To Sender – A Technique I Totally Forgot About

I just got back from my therapy appointment. We've been utilizing EMDR methods (Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing) to try and more directly address the emotional challenges and wounds I've been struggling with. During the session, my therapist reminded me of a technique which I had been using about a year ago, but then, for … Continue reading Return To Sender – A Technique I Totally Forgot About

Influencing Circumstances To Be At Peace…But My Brain Still Hurts

With CPTSD (complex post traumatic stress disorder), I have more intense emotional reactions to things and at the same time it's more difficult for me to process any emotional reactions. This is due to the changes in the brain which occur to people who experience trauma. I don't know the whole of it, but things … Continue reading Influencing Circumstances To Be At Peace…But My Brain Still Hurts

A Mistake And Apology: The Pain We Cause Others By Accident

I didn't want to write anything else today, but I may have inadvertently caused someone even more pain that they were already struggling with. I had to say something. While waiting for my son, I was trying to read other blogs and make some supportive comments. By accident, I posted a response from one person's … Continue reading A Mistake And Apology: The Pain We Cause Others By Accident