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Does Anything In Nature Despair?

leaf all alone

Does anything in nature despair except man? An animal with a foot caught in a trap does not seem to despair. It is too busy trying to survive. It is all closed in, to a kind of still, intense waiting. Is this a key? Keep busy with survival. Imitate the trees. Learn to lose in order to recover, and remember that nothing stays the same for long, not even pain, psychic pain. Sit it out. Let it all pass. Let it go.”
May Sarton, Journal of a Solitude Continue reading


Healing Kaleidoscopes

Lost in the forest by Viride

Lost in the forest by Viride

“The pain of an injury is over in seconds. Everything that comes after is the pain of getting well.” He gave her a heartfelt look, full of apology. “I’d forgotten that you see. Coming back to life … It hurts.” 
― Tessa DareTwice Tempted by a Rogue

There was a time when I couldn’t see the forest for the trees. There was a time, if you talked to me, it would take a few seconds for me to respond, if I responded. There was a time, when my insides felt so numb, that only my children had the power to put a spark in the pit of my heart. And during that time, I felt so lost and afraid I really thought I was going to die. Continue reading


50 and Fabulous by Caren Schmidt


“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle

I am a self-care junkie. For me and countless others out there self-care is a ritual. I write about it. I talk about it in my coaching practice. In fact, it would be fair to say, self-care is a non-negotiable. Lately self-care seems to be taking on a whole new meaning. If I were to be honest, I would say it has something to do with turning 50. Continue reading

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