Loving the unlovable

07. December 2017 kindness 0
Loving the unlovable
A difficult thing to do is to love our enemies. From a human point, realistically, hatred is prevalent. But why? Deal with it. People have flaws. I am flawed, you are flawed, we all flawed. Try to accomplish ‘agape’ love on our own terms can make a flaw fester. The best solution I’ve discovered for ...

Low lighting for sleep

02. December 2017 health, sleep spa 0
Low lighting for sleep
The winter has short days with long nights. Bright lights tend to cause sleep problems. Dimming the lighting helps a body to rest better. Quality sleep is more important than playing catch up. Maybe I’ll get the chance to read the following tips from The Ladders: “Your insomnia is killing you, so try this proven ...

Scented ideas

27. November 2017 therapies 0
Scented ideas
Putting cats among lit candles can be a recipe for disaster. I’ve found some notable solutions to aroma therapy. Instead of lit candles, a mixture of baking soda with scented oil inside a glass can fill a space with aroma. Battery operated tea lights can be used in place of candles for special effects. Chunks ...

Therapy pets

31. October 2017 pet therapy 2
Therapy pets
The neighbor gave us their pet ferrets, Angel and Rebel. The female, Angel, is much smaller. I’ve offered boiled egg, they’re not interested. The dry morsels go quickly. They have harness and a long leash for activities. Both can escape the harness if they want. Easy to catch and very amusing.

Stretching for relief

30. October 2017 health 2
Stretching for relief
Neck and shoulder pain can be relieved with stretches. Part of this is from poor posture but the main cause of my problem is osteoarthritis. One of my orthopedic doctors probably mentioned posture, cold and hot packs, along with stretches. After my own skepticism wore off, I realized he was right. Psst: Frequent interruptions are ...