Tag Archives: relaxation

My go-to, one-minute therapy for anxiety and depression.

This is an old video from 2007 showing two cats (they are both female, and both about ten years old at the time this video was made) having a “conversation.” The cats are not just adorable, but their trilling, purring, … Continue reading

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Thank God my vacation is finally here!

I’ve been feeling more anxious and depressed every day about the political situation, and I don’t feel like any of our efforts are really helping.   Sometimes I feel like I’m losing my mind.   It’s so easy to get bogged down … Continue reading

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A fun day.

Side view of the Hundred Year Old Cabin, Arden, NC. Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday, but this year has gone by so fast (and because of the continued cold weather, I was having trouble believing spring had really arrived), so … Continue reading

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Virtual road trips!

Youtube is my go-to place for … well, just about everything.   Youtube is a wonder and one of its most wondrous gifts is the ability it gives you, the viewer, to travel anyplace in the world you would like to … Continue reading

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Self-care in turbulent times.

The trendy term “self care” irritates me the same way other trendy terms tend to irritate me, but it’s actually a good phrase and good advice. I had two days off from work this week due to the snow, and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday (a day late): My Christmas present to myself.

This was originally posted on December 21, 2014, when I’d only been blogging for a little over three months.  So much has happened in three years!   But this is a pleasant little memory, so I may do this again this … Continue reading

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Beach therapy!

My life has been turned upside down since January.   I know many of you feel the same way.    Living in Trump’s America leaves me feeling like I’m back with my abusive narcissist ex — always waiting for the … Continue reading

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The longest, hottest, most boring drive ever.

Note: Photos were not taken by me.  I found them on Google Image.   There are many dangers in driving, but one no one ever talks about is the danger of the long, boring drive.   If anything can put … Continue reading

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Getting away is good for my soul.

I couldn’t have asked for better weather since I’ve been here in Florida.    Everything about this trip has been perfect.  I have so many pictures, but I won’t upload them all here right now because it takes so long. … Continue reading

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Pictures: 4/8/17

Seagulls all facing the sunset.  You should have heard the din they made!   I haven’t had time to write much, so I’ll just share the photos I took yesterday and caption them.   We had a wonderful day.  It … Continue reading

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