It’s hard to control anxiety and distress. I have felt every day is like being at the beach. You have high tides and low tides. I decided to find a way to control those waves through more mindfulness. The result was to retrain my mind in line with a method that has been used since … Continue reading Autogenic meditation: A gateway to self control
By now, we have heard about the guy who went into a Rabbi’s house in New York and attacked five persons with a ‘large knife’ (guess machete is a no-no word). Those closest to him say he has mental illnesses and was off his meds when he committed those acts of violence. There is also … Continue reading They’re mentally ill, really??
Ok, I am going to still blog about my 2020 hopes next week. But when I read something so asinine I need to vent. When it happens to my favorite place on Earth, it crushes me more. Starting next year, I have blogged that new policies are going into effect in New York City. First, … Continue reading Why is this happening?
So the Supreme Court refused to hear a ruling from the 9th circuit that says people sleeping on a sidewalk is legal if housing is not available. I take this with a mixed bag for the homeless, government and business owners. If the homeless truly have no where to go like a shelter or other … Continue reading Homeless need to take sidewalk ruling out of slums and affect those who will really freak out.
There is never a time where reaching out to help those in distress wouldn’t be of help. There are millions of people in either physical or emotional distress who need support. I took my first step to help in my community today. There was no big appifany, just felt a call to service and attended … Continue reading Why a call to service may help heal you.
Darkness can be terrifying. Waiting in the dark for a symbol of light can seem like it takes forever. It makes hours seem like days. It makes days seem like weeks. I called for a taxi after and a few minutes later it cancelled for no apparent reason? The sun begins to set. I called … Continue reading Darkness is a feeling beyond fear.
People drawing their attention to getting presents and scheduling holiday parties. Time to be planning celebrations around Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanza. However, there are those who absolutely dread this time of year. They are already suffering from some type of mental illness – 1 in 5 Americans. Add the stresses of the holiday season and … Continue reading How to best handle anxiety and stress during the holidays.