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 ...

Living in Da Nile

29. October 2017 health 1
Living in Da Nile
This observation involves my bi-polarized friend that was formally diagnosed professionally (by a doctor) as bipolar. It is a one-sided friendship. I am treated as the enemy, a scape goat, and taken for granted if I allow it. It is no ordinary relationship: A mother, daughter situation. I’m the mother watching my daughter being an ...

Therapeutic Sun Days

04. October 2017 health, therapies 0
Therapeutic Sun Days
Sunshine makes my spirit brigter. Frankly, I’m not concerned about damages because sun exposure is natural heat (I don’t over do it). Vitamin D from nature, food and sunshine, is only one simple way to feel better. Conflicting information exists about so many things. I stopped listening. Rain is music to my ears. That beautiful ...

Writing relieves stress

17. September 2017 hobbies, therapies 0
Writing relieves stress
Journaling brings relief from worry that causes stress. Michigan State University backs up the evidence of James Pennebaker study during the 80’s that expressive writing allows people to deal with anxiety, stress, and improves the immune system. Thanks to these observations, the field of “psychoneuroimmunology” was created to find out how expressive writing improves the ...