Things I know about Diabetes now that I wish I knew then....

Things I know about Diabetes now that I wish I knew then....
1. Diabetes is an autoimmune disease. The very root of the wood “disease” means that the body is not at “ease”....

Organizing tips

Organizing tips
How an organized environment can create a sense of peace and calmness. So often my friends and family members ask...

what makes a good parent? Are you even ready?

what makes a good parent? Are you even ready?
Are you ready to be a parent? I was 22 years old and dating my boss, Gary, who was 10 years older than me. We were really very good friends and he was very, very nice to me which I realize now I confused feelings of friendship with feelings of being in love. What do you know at 22? I had never taken the time to think about the qualities that I was ...

Is there a system or a process used in solving problems?

Is there a system or a process used in solving problems?
Yes! Absolutely! So, where do you begin? As we have discussed in previous posts it mostly begins with your attitude. The first and most important rule when a challenge arises is: DON'T PANIC! This was a very valuable lesson I learned while I was hospitalized for almost 6 months recovering from my stroke. It seemed like every day some new challenge ...

How do you accept your own mortality and prepare for it?

How do you accept your own mortality and prepare for it?
Mortality for most people is a very difficult subject to talk about. But the question really is not if you will die but when , because we're all going to die at some point. The truth is the sooner you accept that fact the easier it will be to prepare for what is inevitable for all of us. And frankly it's the kindest thing you can do for your loved ...

How does a person deal with grief?

How does a person deal with grief?
There are so many different types of grief. Loss can come in many forms. Sometimes the loss of the vision we have of ourselves like the person we always imagine ourselves to become or maybe it's the life we always imagined we'd build. A few years ago I saw my oldest sister go through this I came to understand that she saw herself as the matriarch o...

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