Poetry with Purpose – Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Poetry with Purpose – Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Twenty years ago while I was in the throes of depression, I received a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). I was an educational psychologist with a masters in psychology, and yet, I had never heard of BPD. Not until recently, when I started doing a...
Poetry with Purpose – Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Poetry with Purpose – The Opioid Pandemic

This is the first on a series on mental wellness. Let’s begin with the most serious problem facing Canadians today. As of the first of June, there have been 15,393 opioid deaths in Canada since the beginning of 2016. Canada has set aside 300 million dollars as an...
The Healing Power of Poetry

The Healing Power of Poetry

The virtual poet’s pub night was a bust. Wrong time, wrong season, wrong topic. But, not to be discouraged, I am going to try something else. Every Monday at 8 PM, I am going to hold a virtual meeting for people who want to heal emotional issues through the...
Virtuous Living – Self Acceptance

Virtuous Living – Self-Awareness Activity 7 – Self Awareness and a Healthy Mind

We are now going look at how visualization of the mind chakras can help us develop a healthy mind. Again, the focus is on the powers of belief and visualization, which is the territory of our Higher Self. Yellow: The Solar Plexus Chakra This chakra is located between...
Virtuous Living – Self Acceptance

Virtuous Living – Self Awareness Activity 6 – Awareness of the Needs of our Body

(Please note:  I have decided to make the contents of my book, The Grounding Virtues, available to readers. The complete package is available as a workbook that can be purchased on Amazon.)   One way to be aware of the needs of our body is through the chakras....