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Thriving Through Crisis

I was talking to someone last week and telling them my story of what my life was like before I left.  They looked at me and said, “I’m so sorry.” 386 more words

People -- The Crêpes of Life!

It was Friday night after work and we were at Bino’s Bistro and Crêperie in Hillcrest feasting on crêpes, tiredness, love and goofiness — trying to reprise us four years ago in Paris, recovering from too much San Diego this last week and indulging in the elemental and eternal concoction of comfort food and comfort family to stave off mental dysfunction, work… 317 more words

Randy Hasper

Thriving in Singleness

I so crave those times when I can just already be with the one that I will spend the rest of my life with. I long to just spend time with him, to go on walks with him, to laugh with him and to be loved wholeheartedly by him. 388 more words



There are advantages to hyper-vigilance.

Often in the list of negative symptoms for PTSD and other trauma survivor responses is hyper-vigilance or sometimes called hyper-awareness.  You walk into a room and know where all the doors for escape are located.  323 more words


Thoughts on sur-thriving…

Growing up, I had mild OCD. My mom taught me that the best way to keep moving forward was to not admit to or dwell on the issue, because that is what gives it power. 968 more words

Mental Health

My Weekend in Review 01/19/2015

This past weekend was definitely one of leisure. In my mind, there was so much to do. Yet there was absolutely nothing that actually had to be done.   165 more words


Seeking. Striving. Thriving.

A year ago I posted these words on social media. (Timehop is my favorite app.)

“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with my whole heart.” ~Vincent Van Gogh…

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