It is up to us to be beacons of compassion and kindness. We have to be freaking nice to each other, and here are some ways you can practice.
We need to talk about mental health. There's too much of a stigma attached to anxiety, depression, and the personality disorders. If any one of us is out of shape physically, we seek outside help for it. We go to the doctor, hire a personal trainer, or pop some...
At 50, Darlene beat obesity, gave up meds prescribed “for life”, and healthier than people half her! Then destroyed PTSD and half marathon anxiety. She’s kind of a super hero.
I get asked how to start running a lot. A lot. I love this question because it’s easy to answer: use Couch-to-5K or a program like it. But there’s a problem. C25K is hard. Like really hard. Especially if you’re not a runner. Even more so if you’re not active at all, and you’re just starting out with fitness and exercise.
Because there are so many things fighting against the hope I need. I’m choosing to feel the compassion and love I know is out there, that other people are projecting. I just had to be willing to let myself feel it. And I finally am. Because I choose to.