In the North East corner of Martha’s Vineyard, an island off Massachusetts, USA, is the town of Oak Bluffs, a magical historical and cultural core of living Black American history.
We all want to be happy and healthy, and though the road we take to get there can be different depending on which part of the world we live, the end result is the same: Feelings of peace and security steeped in wellness.
A physical detox is always a good idea for your body’s health, but have you considered a digital detox for your mental health?
WHAT IS FIKA?? In its basic form, Fika is how the Swedish go or meet for coffee, usually with friends to chat and catch up, or to network with colleagues during a busy day.
As a completely non disciplined writer, I have to get out of the house to get any decent amount of work done. Even though I’ll be home alone, my house has too many distractions to allow me proper head space for uninterrupted work: the dog wines so …
THIS FALL has certainly started out as one of true change for me as my mother of 88 years just passed away. Though she was elderly and you always know that one day you’ll lose your mother, everybody does eventually, I can honestly say that I was just not ready.
Looking back, and I have been doing plenty of that with her passing, I felt changes coming in early September, and though I paused …
A situation happens and your replay every moment infinite detail again and again and again; you over think everything and start adding thoughts of what if … why now … what will happen next … I could do this … maybe try that …
And as your thoughts turn and turn, your tummy fills up with an army of butterflies that have shockingly sharp teeth, and you feel like there is no possible way to ever calm down let alone sleep. There is just no way you’ll ever sleep tonight.
“Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.” ~Brian Tracy
If you’d also like to develop a greater sense of peace in your life, you may find these suggestions helpful: