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are covid-19 mondays more difficult!?

one of the challenges of being at home for weeks with out no determinate date when things will change is that days and weeks have become indistinguishable. paradoxically? or ironically? mondays are hard still because it is a monday, and also because it feels like today and tomorrow are barely distinguishable! normally, weekends, and especially […]

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Peace of mind during coronavirus

Drugstore was out of hand sanitizers and alcohol. So I put together a homemade version- combined Lysol disinfectant with rose water spray or eucalyptus hair spa spray.

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anxiety coping skills depression faith recovery

Putting on My Happy Face

I’m not going to lie. Past 24-48 hrs didn’t feel great. Tomorrow until about mid October, I have 2 conferences to present short papers in, a week long seminar/workshop and preaching once.  Well, maybe that isn’t so bad.  But yesterday morning until now, it felt like an insurmountable amount of overwhelming tasks before me. But […]

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Monday Mornings

Monday mornings are the hardest! Trying to get a sense of what I need to do this week and trying to be productive, as in get something done. After getting a sense of what I need to do, I feel overwhelmed. Of course, now I can’t concentrate and it’s become hard to get anything accomplished! […]

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coping skills health

Meditation to Clear Clutter in your mind

I’m not an expert meditation and I’m not a regular practitioner of meditation.  But this meditation works for me because it is only 7 minutes long, it uses imagery of organizing a desk to declutter your mind (which works for me because I’m usually sitting AT MY DESK!), and guides you to organize or cut […]