Tag Archives: Mental Health

#WordlessWednesday : Challenges


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It could be someone you love

After 2 weeks of missing my regular blog posts, I feel I should explain. I’ve decided to take my writing in a new direction. When I look at the big picture of mental health in the world today, I admit … Continue reading

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Post-election thoughts: I stand corrected

Two weeks ago, a few days after the election, I published a post that put out a tiny tendril of unsubstantiated hope. I said that we liberals have to move on and give Trump a chance. I stand corrected. I … Continue reading

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#WordlessWednesday : Thanksgiving

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#WordlessWednesday: Time

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#WordlessWednesday: Stay Alive

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The changing of seasons

The leaves are done turning their spectacular colors. One by one, they fall, as the promise of snow starts flirting with the warm earth. It is a time for endings. It is a time for beginnings.

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Winter is Coming

Game of Thrones viewers, all 8 million of them, know that no words are as ominous as “Winter is Coming”. Today is the first day of October. Winter is still many weeks away. But I have felt the first hint … Continue reading

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I made a new friend yesterday. She told me that her son had moved from a predominantly black neighborhood in NYC to a mostly white upstate New York college, and really struggled with seeing, for the very first time, how it … Continue reading

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Why travel outside our comfort zone?

Faithful reader, you know that I love to travel. Did you know that people sometimes ask me why? I could give them the (yawn) cookie-cutter internet-search answer that vacations reduce stress, leave us rested and rejuvenated, with improved productivity when we get back … Continue reading

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