Mental Health Tag

  It's not easy experiencing trauma. However, experiencing trauma can lead to new beginnings. You may have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. It's a mental health condition that arises after a traumatic event, often characterized by flashbacks, severe anxiety, and disturbing thoughts. Have you heard of...

  Do you know the meaning of ‘LOVE AND LIGHT’?  You would have heard the phrase: Wishing you “love and light.” Wondering what this truly means? It took me a long time to get this. Years ago, when studying some spiritual texts – Kabbalah, Buddhism, Taoism, to mention...

Have you ever had a concussion? When I was 23, I was riding a horse at a beautiful stable up in Brighton, Ontario. My husband Jeff and brother Barry were watching from a distance as I galloped around this beautiful property. Then it happened -...

In a world where mental health is top of mind, all I can say is "finally!" The freedom to talk openly about our emotions has been a long time coming. However, not everyone is there yet. As I write this, I feel the connection with...

When the world is in turmoil, this is often a time when I retreat back to basic principles of my practice - breathing, meditation, Reiki - allowing me to cleanse my senses and tune out the noise outside.  When I hear of horrifying human events such...

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