Category Archives: Freedom

Sex Trafficking: A Widespread Problem Affecting the Capital Region

I wrote this article for the May 2018 issue of the Co-op Voice. Please read here to get the scoop on the sex trafficking problem in the Capital region: http://coopvoice.com/sex-trafficking-a-widespread-problem-affecting-the-capital-region (Text is added below in the event the Co-op Voice … Continue reading

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Quickie Review: The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav

I was frustrated with the outdated lingo and a wee lack of gentleness. With patience, I finished the book. I think it has/is shifting me in a tidal erosion sort of way, rather than a volcanic shift. Grateful for it!

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Quickie Review: The Places the Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times

Anything by Pema Chodron is nourishing! The chapter on the Spiritual Friend was very helpful. Pema takes the teachings of the spiritual masters and distills it into something easily digestible. I love her!

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May is Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month

If it’s not obvious, BPD has a high level of stigma associated with it, which is why – with much trepidation – I’m raising awareness with this post in hopes a few may be open to learning more about it. … Continue reading

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Writing Routine

Writing Routine Hope it sticks. · Clean desk, or move all the shit on your desk to the table. · Feel grateful that you put some things away – especially the important stuff. · Put things in places where they … Continue reading

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Women’s March

I just joined the Disability March, which was a pleasant surprise to discover – especially since I cancelled my reservation to March in NYC is Saturday. See explanation below: Decided not to go to the Women’s March in NYC after … Continue reading

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POETS & WRITERS STAND AGAINST TRUMP 01.20.2017 AT 8PM

Originally posted on R.M. ENGELHARDT:
    POETS & WRITERS STAND AGAINST TRUMP  : JANUARY 20th, 2017 AT 8PM On Friday, January 20th Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as The President of the United States of America.…

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Idealism is an Attractive Flower: Book Review

Two of my favorite things, photography and poetry combine in this unique and beautiful book of innovative photopoems by a woman with a unique and beautiful name – Oneida Morningstar Cramer. Her first published work, Idealism is an attractive flower, … Continue reading

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Resonating

Deep Breath. In and out. Repeat. It’s funny how quickly my vibration can go from emanating and attracting love, creativity, and joy to drawing in lack, insensitivity, and cruel behavior. I could take it personally. It happens. Sometimes I feel … Continue reading

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Art Appreciation

Here’s my take on both being appreciated for your writing (or any other art form, or any contribution) and appreciating the writing (or any other art form, or any contribution) of others: First be grateful for what your (writing) gives … Continue reading

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Blog Insecurities

I started blogging, in 2007, before I knew what it was— on a support group site, when illness made my life so challenging and isolating that I turned to the internet for help. In 2009, I started a blogspot where … Continue reading

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Mercury Retrograde

Not everyone subscribes to astrology—I do. The more aware I am of myself , the more I make a point of learning about it. I’ve noticed in the last few months that I am sensitive to the changes of the … Continue reading

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Poor Girl’s Magnesium Remedy

This post is supposed to be about sleep. Mickey has read my mind. I love it when my favorite bloggers do that. Read about adrenal issues here: http://autoimmune-paleo.com/?p=1017 I’ve been down the adrenal depletion road at least a few times. I … Continue reading

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My Healing Journey

Up close and personal! Here’s the fast forward, abridged, Cliff notes version. This is a lot of very personal information that I’ve been reluctant to share. On the chance that someone will benefit from it, I’ve made it public. I’ve … Continue reading

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Homemade Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory

Here’s a homemade recipe for a turmeric supplement for those of us who can’t afford the high price of that fancy stuff with the syringe. I’m making it very simple. No measurements. Initially, I thought I’d try gel caps. Well, … Continue reading

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Struggles with Healing Diets

I considered keeping this private because it is so specific to my own issues, but I also see that it could help someone else struggling with health issues. To be clear, I use “diet” in the true sense of the … Continue reading

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