Are You Mentally Healthy?

  As the pandemic continues on and the vaccines are now becoming more available, people seem to be coming out of some sort of cocoon. In other words what I find is that many people have had to or chosen to put their lives on hold this past year, waiting to see what is going to happen next.   Suddenly after a year of this, I am perceiving that people are realizing that there may be light at the end of all this, or even if some things do not change, they need to change. Life is pretty interesting. We…
Is Love in the Air?

Is Love in the Air?

During this pandemic I am hearing lots of stories about how difficult it can be on our relationships. Let’s face it. It is not normal for most people to be with their significant others 24/7. This is happening more and more and add to that the fact, that we are caught with our children being home, while we try to work at our jobs. So how are you managing this? Are you able to meet your needs within your relationships during this time?  When we enter into a relationship with someone, there are three entities. These include two people, and…
It Was Closed

It Was Closed

Today I took off the local blood clinic for a test I need done before I have a CT scan. There is nothing major happening, but it is a necessary check-up procedure. So dutifully I get up and go to the clinic only to see a sign that says “Sorry, we are closed due to being in the Red Phase of the Pandemic. I will reassess next week.”   That tipped my scales so to speak. I felt a little frustration and could have ranted and raved but i, there is nothing I can do about it and why would…
January Struggles?

January Struggles?

    I write this story  because I think it will help others. Here we are at the end of January. Many people suffer from the winter blues and it may be worse because of the pandemic.  I always thought I was one of them. For many years from January until the end of March I would get down in the dumps.   Then I started to learn Reality Therapy and my life was changing. I understood I had the ability to take control of my own life and not let things just happen to me. I was making so…