Grief relievers

20. June 2018 health, therapies 0
Grief relievers
I’m feeling sad and sensitive lately. Even the most comical movie I’ve ever seen didn’t linger too long. Rat Race (Wikipedia link) had me laughing so hard I peed. This well-played comedy was only a temporary fix. This morning I’ve noticed that I’ll be needing extra help from above to get by. Watching movies is ...

Deck planting

10. May 2018 florist 0
Deck planting
Container gardens are easier to manage compared to serious landscape themes. I appreciate shuffling the containers around for optimal growing conditions. Visual aesthetics of a deck garden is a type of therapy: Creative art helps to take my focus off things that are beyond my abilities to control. For instance, money is a problem. Home ...

Too happy

18. February 2018 Uncategorized 0
Too happy
I’m studying bipolar disorders to understand how to help. Here’s an article to ponder (later). Hope I get a chance to finish reading this. Might learn something. “Can you imagine my dilemma? If you have bipolar, then you probably can. I am too happy. I am too energized. I am manic. If I don’t do ...

Loving the unlovable

07. December 2017 kindness 0
Loving the unlovable
A very 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. Trying to accomplish ‘agape’ love on our own terms can make a flaw fester. Flaws make us individuals. The ...

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 ...