Happy September! I know the first day of fall is about three weeks away, but really?!?! It's only three weeks away?!? I always think of September 1 as the beginning of autumn and the end of summer. I honor the Solstices as well as the Equinoxes and I admit, I'm heavily influenced by the first of some months! However, you view the change of seasons, always look for the joy and contentment and go with the flow This week, in The Seed, I asked a question: "Tell me something ...
Happy Healthy Habit Hump Day once again! I truly hope this finds you feeling good. I'm doing really well AND I'm soooo busy. I've taken on some extra stuff: My Nurse Coaching Program is revving up - exciting and intense My car is still not quite fixed (any day now!) and I'm having to make other arrangements for transportation There's an awareness of the end of summer -- always cause for looking at "one more" summer trip or activity I'm kittie and house sitting for a few days
Hello, again! It's good to be here and I hope you are finding some joy wherever you are. I'm a little excited. I just finished my hospital nursing contract out here in S Oregon. I've mentioned that it was a little challenging at times. I often felt awkward, usually because of the differences between a smaller, more rural facility as compared to the larger, inner-city, teaching hospitals I'm used to. I also found it interesting and I had the opportunity to experience some of t
Hi, there! I hope this finds you well, in good spirits and health. As I write this, I'm reminded of a quote by Augusten Burroughs: "When you have your health, you have everything. When you do not have your health, nothing else matters at all." Of course, we can all see the truth in this, but let's go deeper. As you age, what do you expect and can you understand how significant your expectations are? I frequently hear someone over 50 complain about some loss -- it could just b
It's hot, hot, hot out here in S Oregon! I had been warned about soaring summertime temperatures, but June and half of July proved to be a bit cooler than usual. Now, it's warmed up with a vengeance. I have a new appreciation for my hospital contract -- it's a good place to stay cool. Fortunately, I'm also able to sit down to write with the a/c humming in the background. It creates a space without certain distractions and helps me focus on the task at hand which is a little c
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Barbara L Cummings, MS, RN,
the Mindful Maven and Mistress of Meditation, is a sassy Queen-ager, mentor, confidante and trusted guide who provides people with everyday life support.