Month: October 2017

Yoga Does Not Cure Crazy

  25 years ago I fell in love with Iyengar yoga. This particular type of yoga dropped me into my own skin. I was present. It was intimate, nurturing, and emotional. This, combined with many other methods of self-help, was all a part of the “get out of emotional hell” recipe for me. It took …

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Me Too….

#MeToo Hearing those two words, “me too“ is the equivalent of a secret handshake of the secret Club of Shame. I can’t begin to tell you how many people come up to after one of my talks just to tell me “me too.”     My response is always the same… Im sorry that happened …

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A Day in the life of panic

  A Day in the life of panic   This is one of my typical days during the time that my days, and nights were filled with anxiety and panic attacks:   Living with active panic attack disorder, for me…   There was a dual reality… one that was happening in real time around me …

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Hi I Have Anxiety

  Hi. I Have Anxiety. Can I have the table by the exit door?   Once, I was visiting a very good friend from church in Kansas. She lived a couple of towns over. We would chat as our children could played. I think you, young whippersnappers, call it a “play date”. Back then the …

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Letting Go

  “Letting Go” is a process. It’s not a one time, slam dunk, boom, it’s done. I wish it was. But then, healing would be a destination and not a journey. The gifts are given along the way, as we travel, within the journey.   I see it like this: I’m not a “gamer” so …

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You Can't Beat A Dead Horse

    Dead Horses Don’t m\Move No Matter How Hard You Beat Them   I was working with a young woman who has very high anxiety, extreme” what if” thinking, and life threatening fears abounded. I had high hopes for her because, unlike seemingly most of her support team, I had shared her level of …

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