Self Care:  3 Simple Ways We Can Improve Our Lives Daily

Self Care: 3 Simple Ways We Can Improve Our Lives Daily

I absolutely adore this picture that came up for me when I was looking for photos of self-care.  Why?  Because this.Is.ME.  My idea of self-care is staying in bed as long as my schedule (and bladder) can stand it in the morning. I LOVE my bed.  I bought it at a place...
Think Your Way to Feeling Better

Think Your Way to Feeling Better

If you’re familiar with Louise Hays, then perhaps you’re already familiar with using positive affirmations. (Or if you watched Stuart Smalley on SNL then you might also be familiar with Positive Affirmations.)After spending twelve years a s a Clinical...
Pucker Up, Don’t Pout!  Lip Balms:  A Dentist’s Perspective

Pucker Up, Don’t Pout! Lip Balms: A Dentist’s Perspective

Even for those who do not wear makeup (myself included), there is a lip balm in every one of my purses.  And suitcase.  And carry-on.  And winter coat pocket.  Lip balms come in all shapes, sizes, colors, scents, styles and tastes to serve different needs.  That being...
Domestic Abuse (Violence) Defined

Domestic Abuse (Violence) Defined

Someone you know RIGHT NOW is being abused. The numbers are staggering…and this doesn’t even represent the ONGOING abuse! 1 in 4 women experience domestic abuse. For men, it’s 1 in 7. As defined by Wikipedia: Not all domestic violence is equivalent. Differences in...
Releasing the Feels Starts the Heals

Releasing the Feels Starts the Heals

Do you have the disease to please? This is how I look at the obligation to always be “GOOD”. It applies to someone who is always concerned about doing the right thing. It’s a common myth of proper health. WHO says French fries are “bad” and kale is the “right” thing?...