Category Archives: Life Process

I See You

Originally posted on A Mind Divided:
Sometimes it takes a shock to wake up. Yesterday I was slapped into a deeper appreciation for all the kind, generous and courageous people in my life.  I see you, and I’m so very…

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There is Never an Upside to Recreational Drug Use

The Negative Impact of Drugs outweigh the revenue they bring to a community. Here are two stories that make that point, and these stories are repeated time and time again, all across America. Recently I was made aware that 10 … Continue reading

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Thoughts For A Newly Diagnosed Person With Bipolar Disorder

I think by the time a person receives their diagnosis of being bipolar they might be feeling overwhelmed. Figuring out what has been the cause of their experiences can be a relief, but there must be a million questions exploding … Continue reading

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Memories Of My Father…Part 2

The more I thought about my dad this past Fathers Day the more stories of his life  flooding my thoughts. I must not let them go unrecorded, because I have two great-grand children and another little guy due in August, … Continue reading

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An Accidental Encounter Showed Me A Glimpse Of A Steller Friendship

I had just finished writing a blog on friendship and was ready to publish, when I got the urge to take a break, so I jumped in my car and headed to a local park for some sunshine and “fresh … Continue reading

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Parenting Has An Expiration Date

I see parenting as having four phases in guiding children to becoming succesful adults. I call phase one, THE FOUNDATION, phase two, EXPLORATION, phase three, REBELLION AND SEPARATION, and phase four, LETTING GO. The last phase is the time parenting … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE REAL COST OF BULLYING CHILDREN

I wrote this a number of years ago and the message rings true today as well. I think bullying could be why some kids turn to drugs and end up overdosing. I think juvenile suicide is often linked to being … Continue reading

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