April is Stress Awareness Month [infographic]

April is Stress Awareness Month [infographic]

If you have been reading my blog lately you know that I have been under a lot of stress lately with my son. It is what it is and I am managing to get through it. However, I do always notice when I am experiencing a lot of stress that I start feeling it physically. I tend to catch colds easier, have more headaches, and even my blood pressure will … Continue Reading →
Life is hard, but I will be okay

Life is hard, but I will be okay

Today I am going to share what has been happening with my life as a mom. For those that may read this and wonder why I am sharing these kinds of things on my blog for anyone to read, it is because I know I am not the only one these things happen to. Sharing here helps 1) me by letting it out and 2) others who have had similar … Continue Reading →
INFOGRAPHIC: Well Being and De-cluttering

INFOGRAPHIC: Well Being and De-cluttering

This week Hubby and I tackled our “junk room” in the house and made significant progress. It is amazing how much stuff you accumulate in 20 years! Then yesterday during the weekly #VZWBuzz party our topic was about being more productive and one of the ways to do that is to not have things in a cluttered or disorganized state. For that reason I found this infographic for today showing … Continue Reading →
Getting Back on Track

Getting Back on Track

Life is quite a wild ride. Sometimes faster that we would like it to go, sometimes moving too slowly. At times it can be smooth and easy but then those big dips and twists and turns come along. We can squeal with delight, we can shriek in fear. It’s all about perspective. Most of the time I am happy to be on the ride. I like change more than most … Continue Reading →
Veterans Day and PTSD Infographic

Veterans Day and PTSD Infographic

On Tuesday, November 11, we will celebrate Veterans Day which is a day for us to honor all who have served in the military. Thank those you know who have served, take a moment to honor those no longer with us, and participate in a Veterans Day activity in your own community. For those of you reading this who are veterans, THANK YOU! Sadly, our veterans often suffer from mental … Continue Reading →
Save a Life: World Suicide Prevention Day

Save a Life: World Suicide Prevention Day

Today, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. Unfortunately this cause is very close to me. I know several people who have considered suicide and even worse, I know some who committed suicide. Life is so fragile. Everyone needs to reach out and help prevent this cruelness. Suicide Warning Signs: Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves. Looking for a way to kill themselves, such as searching online … Continue Reading →
The Science of Happiness [Infographic]

The Science of Happiness [Infographic]

The weather is finally turning for the better for most of us and that means we are happy to get out of the house. Today’s infographic talks about the science of happiness which includes being happier just spending 20 minutes a day outside in good weather. If you need to feel happier take a look at the infographic and see if there are some simple changes you can make to … Continue Reading →
Overview of Depression [infographic]

Overview of Depression [infographic]

This Saturday’s infographic is not a happy topic, but an important one. When I search for each week’s infographic I really try to make them topical either to events happening or just in my actual life. I suffer with depression myself. This strikes some folks as odd because I am generally a pretty happy person. But, we all have our “stuff” and it impacts us in different ways. While I … Continue Reading →
Feeling dreary

Feeling dreary

I have occasionally written about my dreary days before, well here it is again. Really I am a happy person, but everyone has their down days. Today is one of mine. What happens on a dreary day for me…. I may stay in my pajamas all day – and yes it is 5:30pm right now and I am still in them. My brain feels stuck on these days. Not all … Continue Reading →
Military PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [infographic]

Military PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [infographic]

On Monday, November 11 our country celebrates Veteran’s Day to honor those that have been a part of our military. Sadly, while we have a day to honor these men and women, many still do not receive the treatment they need for mental health especially for post traumatic stress disorder. For this week’s infographic I found one about Military PTSD to share with you all. PTSD can affect anyone, not … Continue Reading →