Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

I Love Art

I love art.  To me art is an outlet of my creativity as well as my energy. When painting, each brush stroke allows me to take a deep breath and really feel what I am doing.  To slowly emerge into the artwork and feel it deep down inside of my body. Every time I hot… Continue reading I Love Art

Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Childlike Happiness

I came across a picture on my Facebook memories today.  It's a black and white photo.  The focus is water sprinkling out of a hose, held by my daughter, wearing her black combat boots with pink laces. This is one of my favorite pictures.  The composition of the photo is on point.  The rule of… Continue reading Childlike Happiness

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Maintaining Balance

At times life gets insane.  Waking up, getting the household ready for work and school.  Working the day away, only to come home, and start the after-work routine.  It’s exhausting and seemingly relentless. If you co-manage your life with a mental health condition, life gets even more complicated.  All that needs to be accomplished can… Continue reading Maintaining Balance

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Precious Time

I learn many things every day.  This increase in knowledge affects all aspects of my life.  My life is better with what I’ve gained through this process. The biggest thing that I have encountered, which transformed my world, is the idea of how we spend our time.  To elaborate, how much time are we allowing… Continue reading Precious Time

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

When there are no babbles

The below was composed yesterday, but inadvertently not posted.  Babbles HAVE returned, but slowly and not so gracefully. Yesterday I was struggling to write.  I was overcome with emotions and thoughts.  However, when it came to placing them on paper, it just wasn’t working.  I was off, just not in the right place to write. … Continue reading When there are no babbles

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Feeling Blue

There are times in life when I am sad.  It’s usually when there is a lot of trivial things mixed in with a couple of big things that leave me asking myself why.  Why do certain things happen? Why is there hurt and pain?  Why are there times that I feel simply, sad? There’s just… Continue reading Feeling Blue

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Valentine’s Day…A Day of Love

I have been thinking a lot about Valentine's Day today probably because it IS Valentine's Day.  However, I've been thinking about it in a unique way. This is a holiday known for giving of gifts, chocolate, flowers and candy hearts (and I saw some wine in the hearts day section of the store as well)...… Continue reading Valentine’s Day…A Day of Love