Grief relievers

20. June 2018 health, therapies 0
Grief relievers
I was feeling awfully sad and sensitive during the week of June 20th. Even the most comical movie I’ve ever seen only lasted for two days worth of relief. Rat Race (Wikipedia link) gave me uncontrollable belly laughs again; I peed. Laughing was a temporary fix and probably wouldn’t define it as depression. Well okay, ...

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 ...