How to Care for Someone with Dementia

Mind November 6, 2018 No Comments

If someone you know and love has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, you will already have been on quite an emotional journey: You’ve noticed the early signs of dementia, you have had to face up to certain daunting realities and you have been there for your loved one as they were told, in no uncertain terms, that they…


Say ‘Yes’ to What Is

Anxiety, Life, Mind October 25, 2018 No Comments

“Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” Buddha Just when you think life can’t get any more chaotic, challenging or seemingly ridiculous, it does. Life’s like that! Where I live in Canada, tornadoes are rare. Recently, though, and all at once, six tornados sliced devastating paths of destruction through our tiny rural town and through five of…

Early Signs of Dementia to look out for

Early Signs of Dementia

Mind June 5, 2018 No Comments

The very thought that you might one day lose all your memories to dementia is frightening, and it’s no wonder so many people fear it, but what are the Early Signs Of Dementia? Some forgetfulness is common in the old age, but dementia is more than that: it’s a loss of memory, judgement, as well as language, and the condition…


Forget Hope

Life, Mind March 12, 2018 No Comments

What if we forget hope? Does that seem cynical? It’s not. Allow me to explain. Often, we react to life’s difficulties or disappointments by throwing up our arms and exclaiming, “I give up!” But, when I suggest that we “forget hope”, giving up is not what I mean. Our physical brain is hard-wired to continuously seek a state of comfort…


How To Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Anxiety, Mind, Stress February 19, 2018 No Comments

More than ever we need strategies and tips on How To Reduce Stress and Anxiety. Everyday tasks, work, love and even people can cause stress. The tension and inner restlessness robs us of energy and valuable resources that are essential if we want to stay balanced and healthy and avoid anxiety. These are my tips for How To Reduce Stress and Anxiety:…