Try, Try, Try. Period.

“If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl. But, by all means keep moving.” ~Martin Luther King Jr Sometimes it takes digging deep – really deep – to keep getting back up and trying. Has anyone else noticed that? I have been going through an exacerbation of my MS…

When the Best-Laid Plans Fall…

“Don’t count every hour in the day, make every hour in the day count.” -Unknown Isn’t it just the way that when you think you have planned for everything, accommodated your health in all forseeable ways, something changes your best-laid plans? This December, I did my best to make sure my life was as balanced…

Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel: Builiding your Resilience

“Continuous effort—not strength or intelligence—is the key to unlocking our potential.” ~Winston Churchill (Photo Credit: http://www.babaloud.com) Sometimes it can be tough to see the light at the end of the tunnel. That’s where personal resilience comes in. Resilience can help you know that even if you can’t see the light right now, you are confident…

Overwhelmed by Stress: How to Re-establish your Balance

“Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.” ~Astrid Alauda Have you ever felt an incredible weight of the world on your shoulders, spinning out of hand? Or a nagging feeling that you just can’t get anything done to your own satisfaction, and you just don’t…

To Sleep or Not to Sleep – that is the Question!

“A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.” -Kahlil Gibran Sleep. Such a simple thing. Or so one would think, eh? I recently did a sleep study, and my results proved to be somewhat of a surprise. Apparently, I don’t sleep well at all. I move an average…

A Revealing Conundrum

“The most important of life’s battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul. “~ David O. McKay (photo credit: http://actinglikeanimals.wordpress.com/tag/dog/ ) Have you ever been in a situation where you had to weight the pros and cons of revealing something about yourself and risking making yourself conspicuous rather than…

K.Y.L. Yourself – no, really!

“When I’m good, I’m very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better. ” ― Mae West (photo credit: World of Harmony) K.Y.L.  It means, for those who are not sure, “Know Your Limits”. It’s not as easy as it would seem! Recently I have noticed that my “inner bitch” has been more mentally vocal of…