Browsing the blog archives for February, 2013



Left and Right Brain and How it Impacts our Balance

I don’t know what I’d do if I couldn’t write from my right. Regardless of audience, an idea floats into my consciousness during a walk; while I’m in the shower; taking a quiet tea time; while I’m driving (where this blog topic was born). Right brainchildren find themselves on tattered, torn, tea or water-stained pieces […]

Detoxing: A Looooooonnnnnnngggggggg Strange Trip

My 21-year-old niece moved in with my family to get acclimated to Asheville and within one week decided she was going to do a detox; cut out caffeine; stop smoking and drinking alcohol (a trigger to her smoking).  And she started her moon cycle that same week.  What was my household in for? After day […]

Weathering the Storm: How Aches & Pains Might Connect to Climate Changes

A few days ago I found myself in a mind fog and found it difficult to get out of bed.  My thoughts snapped to “Crap! Am I coming down with something again?” A 70-year-old business associate and friend called me a day or so later (and I paraphrase), “I have never been this bad.  I […]

Excuse Me While I Interrupt: Striking the Talking Listening Balance

I love to talk and I love to listen.  Is this a dichotomy?  In “my world,” most of the time, not so much. I’m told I’m a good listener; hear people’s stories (play it back as I believe I’ve heard it and get a “yes”  nod most times… not always).  Listening is a skill that […]

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