On a recent night, I had a wonderful experience of allowing a few old bad memories to slip away. I had been going through some old photo…… Read more “Feeling bad memories slip away”
Gentle ways to start setting boundaries
Setting boundaries. Does that phrase give you cold chills down your back as you think about HOW you may possibly stand up to someone in your life…… Read more “Gentle ways to start setting boundaries”
Throw out the resolutions!
Throw the resolutions out the window! Just start by speaking kinder and gentler to yourself! Throw out the harsh and judgmental self-talk. What comes out of the…… Read more “Throw out the resolutions!”
“Keep your energy in a bottle” – advice I received during chronic illness
Quote from lessonslearnedinlife.com I’ve had this post simmering for a while, but with the busyness of the holidays upon us, we all could use this reminder! Years…… Read more ““Keep your energy in a bottle” – advice I received during chronic illness”
Could you be a “Co-dependent” and not know it?
Co-dependency was a refuge for me when I was married to an alcoholic and drug addict. I was set up to become a co-dependent person from the…… Read more “Could you be a “Co-dependent” and not know it?”
Posts for Mental Health Day October 10
The things that had the BIGGEST impact on my own mental health were teaching myself to like myself, suspending judgment, practicing speaking kindly instead of cruelly to myself, and allowing this whole set of tools to rewire my brain!
I know it sounds very innocuous, but HOW we see ourselves and speak to ourselves is foundational to developing more tools, for how quickly or how slowly we heal and grow, how we see the possible solutions, and how we implement them long-term.
Purge by fire… could this help you?
Once again I’m inspired by a fellow blogger to write a post. Katherin Garland writes about the need to release and purge people, energy, and memories from…… Read more “Purge by fire… could this help you?”
Anxiety – dealing with the shoulds and coulds…
January is typically a difficult month for me with the extreme cold and with the very short daylight hours, I usually struggle with depression, anxiety, lack of…… Read more “Anxiety – dealing with the shoulds and coulds…”
Forgiving is difficult, and doesn’t equal allowing the person to hurt us again!
I just replied to Rita regarding this difficult topic which prompted me to write my own post about it! Forgiveness is an ongoing process! Photo and quote…… Read more “Forgiving is difficult, and doesn’t equal allowing the person to hurt us again!”
“What kind of love do I allow in my life?”
Artwork by Tamara KulishAvailable on Fine Art America Here are a few questions many men and women have at various times: “Will I meet someone special?”, “Will…… Read more ““What kind of love do I allow in my life?””
Is Love Enough to Help Someone Kick a Drug Habit?
The other morning the quote below surprised me in my Inbox, and I feel it directly relates to the struggles with addiction as well as the difficulties…… Read more “Is Love Enough to Help Someone Kick a Drug Habit?”
Red Ocean or Blue Ocean? How do you think?
Years ago a former boss had challenged me with this question “Are you a Red ocean thinker or a Blue ocean thinker?” Photo by Tamara KulishAvailable on…… Read more “Red Ocean or Blue Ocean? How do you think?”
Bloom where you are planted!
Bloom where you are planted! Tamara Kulish Photo (digitally altered) and quote by Tamara Kulish Available on Fine Art America Years ago I heard a church…… Read more “Bloom where you are planted!”
Appreciation for life reveals the eternal presence of love.
“Appreciation for life reveals the eternal presence of love.” Harold W. Becker http://www.thelovefoundation.com As corny as love songs and Hallmark movies make it sound, LOVE really is…… Read more “Appreciation for life reveals the eternal presence of love.”
Baby steps serve a purpose to allow us to keep moving forward!
Photo and quote by Tamara Kulish Available of Fine Art America Baby steps serve a purpose to allow us to keep moving forward at a pace…… Read more “Baby steps serve a purpose to allow us to keep moving forward!”