The Joy
Surviving Divorce

The Joy

Finding Joy in May 2018 Erica Found a Wedding Dress! The Foster Kittens Steph, Josh, Caleb and Maggie My Zumba Buddies  Great Food is a Joyful Thing:-)  Erica Roxy and Tilly “Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”  Joseph Campbell These are just a few things that … Continue reading

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Spiritual Short Story. The Carrot The Egg The Coffee
Surviving Divorce

Spiritual Short Story. The Carrot The Egg The Coffee

I found this short story on a site called Spiritual Short Stories. The title of the story and the author are unknown.  As I read the story,  I thought of myself and others that have experienced pain and despair caused by an unwanted and unnecessary divorce. The Story A young woman went to her grandmother and told … Continue reading

Beware The Narcissist, The Beginning The Journey The Joy
Surviving Divorce

Beware The Narcissist, The Beginning The Journey The Joy

I never really understood the meaning of Narcissism.  There was no mention in primary or secondary school.  I don’t remember mention of it in my psych classes in nursing school.  How can we protect ourselves from something we don’t know or understand?  With that in mind, I will be doing a series of quotes from … Continue reading

Ways to Reduce Stress.  Try Reading.
Surviving Divorce / The Journey

Ways to Reduce Stress. Try Reading.

Here is a quote in regard to reading and stress relief that I found online….. “Reading worked best, outshining other stress-reduction techniques like listening to music, taking a walk or having a cup of tea. Stress levels declined by 68 percent after participants read for just six minutes, leading Lewis to say, “Losing yourself in … Continue reading