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Time Reflection

Came across this pile of old keys and such in our junk drawer over the weekend. They were way in back of the drawer and I haven’t seen them for years. I know, that at one time, all of this “stuff” which now seems like garbage to me, was important and significant. Now, I frankly […]

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Soul Nutrients – A Love Letter

Dear OCD,   Although you have given me quite a lot of protection over the years, you have also given me a lot of pain and suffering. When I am with you, I no longer feel good about myself. Even though our time together has been very intimate, I cannot say that it has been […]

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State of Purgatory

I have been sorting through some files of old writings that I did many years ago. I was under so much stress and duress with my illness that I seemed to write a lot during the throughs of it. It was a means of reaching out, to let someone, something, some imagined angel even, know […]

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Soul Nutrients – New Street

While the rest of the world is wishing you a Happy New Year, I wish you a Happy New Street! Below is a favorite of mine and it comes with a big message of heightened awareness and hope as we step into 2018. AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN FIVE SHORT CHAPTERS By Portia Nelson Chapter I I walk […]

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Mental Bully – Fear

I Took Down My Mental Bully and This is What Happened: I stopped being afraid to tell people that I love them or that I miss them. I am okay showing people what is on the inside of me. Expressing love makes me feel less vulnerable and not the other way around. –K. Pagacz

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Mental Bully – Perfection

I Took Down My Mental Bully and This is What Happened: I have deeply realized that “perfect” is just an illusion, an opinion, a stern judgement. Perfect is like a floating bulls-eye in the sky, that is forever changing its position and alluding us. I spent a great deal of my life chasing around an […]

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Mental Bully – Anxiety

I Took Down My Mental Bully and This is What Happened: When my anxiety says, “Let’s go for a run!” I say, “No thank you. I am quite happy walking, or better still sitting on a park bench looking at the birds.” –K. Pagacz

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Mental Bully – To Do Lists

I Took Down My Mental Bully and This is What Happened: When everything on my long to-do list, doesn’t get done, I give myself more compassion than I used to. I no longer chide myself and ruminate about what I should have done, or obsess about what I didn’t do. I practice making my to-do […]

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Mental Bully – Outcomes

I Took Down My Mental Bully and This is What Happened: I began seeing my peace of mind as a state of being, instead of thoughts like…I’ll be happy when “this or that” happens. Perpetually attaching myself solely to outcomes often led to disappointment. The ups and downs and round and rounds where not peaceful.

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Mental Bully

I Took Down My Mental Bully and This is What Happened: “I started speaking as kindly to myself as I do to others.” – K. Pagacz Stay tuned as I share with you the rest of my discoveries…

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