April 25, 2018

How are your schemas doing today?

The word, “schema” (plural form is schemata or schemas) describes a configuration of behavior or thought that creates structured information or units of knowledge. This clinical definition may sound far removed from the average person;...

April 20, 2018

Sometimes, we all hold onto stuff that keeps us from living our lives more fully. Sometimes, we hold onto stuff that changes our physical and mental health. Sometimes, we hold onto stuff that blocks us from experiencing better stuff. Sometimes, we are being summoned to...

March 28, 2018


Hello, my name is Loneliness. Usually, no one comes to greet me with open arms and asks me to sit down with them. However, if you did, you would begin to notice that often times I am a messenger in disguise. Most of the time, people run from me and try to feed...

March 20, 2018

When we hear the term “special needs,” we usually think of individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be medical, mental, or psychological. I believe “special needs” encompasses an even larger group of individuals that may not have a diagnosis or acco...

March 8, 2018

Happy National Women’s Day!

I absolutely love being a WOMAN! I have grown to embrace every part of my womanness. I revel in my femininity that is rough around the edges. I love my creativity and how my particular mind works, ADHD and all. I love the gifts that depressio...

February 28, 2018

Many of us were brought up singing this poem; truth is, it couldn’t be further from reality. It was a thinly-veiled attempt to encourage “toughness," and, "turning the other cheek." However, words that we speak and that are spoken to us, last long after they are said o...

February 23, 2018

From about 45 years old until 50, I was taken captive by an invasion of body snatchers.  It was strange, I couldn’t figure out where I was, where did I go?  Would I ever return?  Was this really my life or was I living in some alternate reality?  Man, this was scary as...

September 2, 2014

In a world within or without, it’s easy to be numbed as a result of being overwhelmed by not being able to find solutions for change. If you’re like me, too often I reach to the intellect to find the answers, only to move farther from solution. Some define insanity as...

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