Color Therapy

This is so therapeutic! I love digital coloring and creativity. I really enjoy doodling and crafting with my hands, too. This is suppose to be Halloween-ish! LOL. Is there anyone else that really enjoys these adult coloring books /apps?

ABC to Destination Excellence

Accept your whole self. Begin every morning with positive affirmatives. Create a self care kit. Draw open those curtains and windows. Export personal information into a journal for self reflection. Finish one unfavorable task today. Gift a stranger with a random act of kindness. Heal some pain with laughter. Inspire others by writing a personal…

Self Care Kit💜

This is an AWESOME suggestion: A kit ready and packed with all kinds of goodies to rescue you from a meltdown, anxiety attack, bad mood, or crappy day. When the kids have used up your patience, the phone finally quits ringing, and you can sit for a few minutes, this kit will refocus your mind…

Signs & Symptoms

Just as with other illness, prevention is key! To keep a cold away, doctors recommend individuals wash hands, keep hands away from the mouth, cover a sneeze or cough with an elbow or tissue. Occasionally, we miss something though. Before long, someone in the family is feverish, grumpy with no appetite. The symptoms were there,…

Common Mental Disorders

The National Alliance on Mental Health defines a “mental illness” as: a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, or mood [https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions]. Such illnesses include: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Anxiety Disorders Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder Panic Disorder Phobias A.) Related conditions Depression Substance Use Eating Disorders Trouble sleeping 3. Autism 4. Bipolar Disorder…

Low Serotonin Symptoms

Photo Credit attached to photo Sleep is so important for good overall health. Serotonin is the chemical in the body that helps us do that. If we don’t get an adequate amount, the change will ultimately begin effecting the rest of our system. This poster came from the following website. There’s much more insightful information…

7 Survival Tips for Highly Sensitive Moms

7 Survival Tips for Highly Sensitive Moms — Read on piganddac.com/7-survival-tips-for-highly-sensitive-moms/ What’s Highly Sensitive? It’s a state of living in which all scenes are over stimulated. Lights appear as if they’re prepared for a Friday night football game. Sounds are as if projected through a surround sound… On it’s highest sound level. People who are…

Food for the soul 💕

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Autumn Therapy🍁🍃

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” – Lauren Destefano

Inspiration

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Be IN the moments, or Be Forgotten

This sounds like a “duh!” right?… No…. wait… more like “DUH!!!!!” 😂 And, my response to each one would be, yes! You’re absolutely right; I just wanted to make sure you were awake and paying attention;)

You are Enough

You are the author of your story. You decide when chapters are over and how they end. You decide who stays and who fades, what details matter and which do not, what points deserve recognition and which are insignificant. The pen is in your hand. The story is yours: choices, thoughts, storyline, characters and ending…

Top 10

Reasons I Love My Daughter in School : She makes new friends. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized the importance of friendships. I truly wish I realized this, that my parents nurtured this idea when I was my daughter’s age. I see other parents. Suddenly I don’t feel so alone in the ” sometimes” struggles…

I’m Thinking About You

Don’t those words usually feel warm and fuzzy! It’s one of the “perfect moments” in life, as I call them. To know someone had you in mind, hoping you’re doing at least ok, but lovely enough to tell you as much. Life is this one shot…. Right now it’s all we’re promised… I want you…

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Woman survives cancer, not once, but twice. Teacher shields her students in a school attack. Child decides to raise money for a parent’s bill. Man pushes himself to regain independency. Young man assists an elderly across the street. An employee encourages a special needs customer to help. Volunteering with disaster relief Donating blood. Registering as…

On a Positive Note😁

You definitely want to hear this:D 🎙🎙 {Go ahead, don’t just take my word for it}

Take Some Give Some

View on Instagram https://ift.tt/2ObpyIo My little volunteer project 😉😉 There’s lots of these around. I picked up 400 books to refill them. . . . #kindnessmatters #onlykindnessmatters #clevelandchildrensbookbank #freebookstoread #littlelibariersCleveland  @kidsbookbank 🙂

It’s Beyond Coincidental

the-fit-geek.tumblr.com/post/177957463530/be-patient-with-yourself-all-flowers-blossom-at “Be patient with yourself. All flowers blossom at different times.” —CKJ, Finding Avalon     I was talking to a friend this morning because I couldn’t take anymore. (thank you The Good The Human for offering a listening ear. That really touched my heart!) She helped me realize I have been emotionally overwhelmed, in…

Suicide Awareness Month #2

These are the 5 steps to get involved in someone’s life who may be suicidal. Now, you may say, “Brandy, my (whomever) was happy go lucky all the time. (Whomever) was always smiling and laughing. I had no idea there was even a problem.” Robin Williams is exactly this scenario. When people hurt the most,…

Suicide Awareness Month #3

striking facts: ▪ Five million Americans have attempted suicide. Every seventeen minutes, one of them succeeds. ▪ Three and a half million Americans are survivors of a loved one’s suicide. Most of them have been left with a sense of guilt and deep grief. ▪ Between 1999 and 2010, the suicide rate in this country…

Suicide Awareness Month #1

Sadly, the Suicide rate has rapidly increased from 1999 to 2016 (the most recent year on record). This photo has been taken from Centers For Disease Control and Prevention In Ohio, within this seven year period, the rate increased by 36%!! That’s terrifying ~

Retrospective

This past week had lots of ups and lots of downs. I felt some things I hadn’t ever before, and they were profound! Much of the week, I was so sleep deprived that I couldn’t see the big picture. This morning, when I opened my planner, this quote summarized it perfectly… And my heart felt…

The Awesome Impact Award 2018

I am humbly honored to accept this Awesome Impact Award from the sweetest Ana💕! I wasn’t aware of such an award, and I never dreamed, after just a few months, I’d be nominated. Ana, I’m incredibly grateful. Please know it’s just as much of a blessing as it is to simply hear someone enjoys my…

#BeThe1To Suicide Awareness

This is a tough subject… But, especially for those of us who’s lives have been impacted by it. That percentage is probably higher than we think. The why’s, what if’s, should’ve… The mind doesn’t stop. For days.. Endlessly in manic mode until anxiety is wrapped around the throat.. And you feel officially crazy. It sucks..but,…

Amazing News!

Remember the beginning of last week, when I embarrassingly announced a missing turtle?? Well TODAY I FOUND HIM!!!!! Ben was so happy to see his brother. He swam right over to him and climbed on his back😂😂😂 They have such cool personalities! Jerry was alive too, at that!! He’s such a champ. I thought, for…

Checking In;)

Hello followers 💕💕ヽ(´▽`)/💕💕 I just wanted to post in and see how everyone was doing! Today’s been quite relaxing for me, though not much on the creative side. Taking some down time is OK, right?! There’s no reason to try and force creativity. I’ve watched some Netflix, finished the dishes, and changed my turtle’s water….

10 of the best mental health apps for 2018

Life happens! When it does, these apps are here to assist us in regaining control of our thoughts, breathing, confidence, and self esteem. These handy apps are here if we’re looking for a peaceful little away scape, place to throw up some thoughts, and talk with a professional about a situation. At any moment, I…

🐝 Bee-utiful Morning Wishes 4 You

Good morning ~ Just wanted to wish you a honey’licious Wednesday =) I’ve got both my girls home, because my daughter’s school closed due to the heat. Isn’t that something? I have never heard such a thing, till a few days ago. Anyway, the weekend is right around the corner, hang in there:)

The Red❣️White⚪️ & Blue🇺🇸

It’s not a national holiday. Nothing in particular triggered a need. It’s something I just want to do, and it’s honestly something I should do more frequently… 🕊❣️💙🕊❣️💙Thank you American Soldiers🕊❣️💙 🕊❣️💙 This country is the best place on this planet. Our freedoms are priceless privileges granted to us at birth. I listen to friends…

🧡Thank You

Accomplishments should be celebrated, every single one. I am so proud and humbled, to have reached these milestones. Thank you followers and readers! I wouldn’t have this success if it weren’t for you. I’ve enjoyed every minute of this experience. I’ve learned so much, and I am excited to see where this journey goes! Thank…

M.C.O.K. Quotes 🎍

“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” Marvin J. Ashton “Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words and…

To The INFJ

Sending love to my fellow #INFJs in the blogging community. I hope you, especially, take time for yourself today. You’re a special light in a world captured by darkness. You shine through the cracks of brokeness, and you restore hope in humanity. You deserve the greatest love that you could potentially extend to anyone else….

Day 14: Mommy Needs a Time Out

Good Morning:D It’s a grey and bleek Thursday morning here in my part of Ohio. I believe rain is to visit, periodically, this morning. While I had plans to invest some quality time into blogging, my daughters needed entertainment. I knew there was plenty for them to do. Something about mommy pulling out toys with…

Day 13

Prompt: List 5 things that bring me peace Spiritual (panflute, piano, panpipe, Celtic, and flute especially) music. Bodies of water Eucalyptus and Lanvander bath salts Incense Nature What things bring you peace? Do you make sure these things are incorporated into your life regularly?

Day 11

Prompt: Would you rather read only one book for a year or only watch one television show for a year, and which book or show would you pick? I have tried several times, to read on a consistent basis… And I just can’t catch on. Watching a TV show, the same one for a year…

Humbly Reminded

💗💚let’s make the most of what we know. Depending on uncertain terms is a risk, a price too high to pay💙

Quit Being so Sensitive

If you’ve heard this more times in your life, than you’re own name, You may want to check out this HSP Pinterest Account 💙💚💙 HSP is known as Highly Sensitive People (plural is person). The common quote all of us has repeatedly heard is “Quit Being So Sensitive!”…. But, I want to suggest you don’t….

M.C.O.K. In Clarksville, TN

This has my face just smiling 💗 What a beautiful way to begin the new school year! I hope this new change blossoms uncontrollable positivity for this community 💚 clarksvillenow.com/local/clarksville-mayor-will-proclaim-aug-as-kindness-is-cool-back-to-school-month/