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When Push Comes To Shove

There’s a quote by Robert Frost that says, “Never cut what you can untie.” and I feel that it’s so relevant to modern day relationships. When there’s a “knot” in a relationship, most people cut their losses and move on, when if they only took the time to untie the knot, the relationship would have more of a chance of lasting. 787 more words

Family

The Power of Music (My 25 Tunes of the Day)

As an advocate for the arts as healing, I know the power of creative healing from my training as well as from personal experience. Although I have not been trained in music therapy, I understand and appreciate the power of music and know how helpful it can be to use this modality in my drama therapy practice. 586 more words

Self-care

Finding Moments of Grace (20 Of My Favourite Things)

What is a moment of grace?

It can be a meditative moment where you visualize something, someone, or a moment in time that gives you happiness and serenity. 252 more words

Self-reflection

5 Days to Think About Mindful Practices (Day 5)

Day 5: Body Scanning

It has come to the final day of the 5 day mindfulness practice reflection. I aim to continue finding ways to incorporate mindfulness in my daily routine and new exercises that I find simple to use on a regular basis. 830 more words

Self-reflection

5 Days to Think About Mindful Practices (Day 4)

Day 4: Breathing

I am an anxious person. When I get anxious my body and my thoughts change. My anxiety can be triggered at any place or any time. 443 more words

Self-reflection

5 Days to Think About Mindful Practices (Day 3)

Day 3: Sensory Experiencing

There are times I feel myself becoming disconnected with my space and my senses. This happens during times when I become very busy and I am in in my thoughts almost 100% of the day. 461 more words

Self-reflection

This One Goes Out to All You Type-A Personalities. You Know Who You Are...

I recently started going through a book with a group of friends for the purpose of conversation, encouragement and inspiration. The last time we met, I was struck by a common theme: we are all your classic type-A overachievers who have found that motherhood and life in general constantly puts us at odds with our goals, to-do lists, and general sense of accomplishment. 1,420 more words

Motherhood