Category Archives: mind body spirit

No! How to Live with a Spouse that has Anxiety

No! We can’t afford it. We can’t manage that. I can’t take time off work. These are the most common responses that my husband gives when I suggest a new activity, event or life change. He has high anxiety and … Continue reading

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How Modern Witchcraft includes Holistic Care

During my research about modern witchcraft and holistic care, I have realized that the two subjects are quite closely aligned. Popular culture sees the witch as a mythical old hag or a woman who is cast out from society for … Continue reading

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How Chronic Pain Impacts on Life

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the September link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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Shamanism and the Modern Witch

Several years ago, I discovered the world of shamanism. Before then all I knew about it was the stories that came from Native America, and they were few and far between. I assumed that shamans were simply Native Americans. I … Continue reading

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Back to School, Back to Mindfulness

My children have returned to school after their summer holiday, and finally I have some free time for myself. I tried to find ways of being alone during the school holiday, but it didn’t quite happen the way I expected, … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Mood

I have been rather grumpy during the past few weeks. At first, I thought it was due to my busy domestic demands, and the fact that I was struggling to find “me time.” Then I wondered if the weather might … Continue reading

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Be More Mindful this Summer

I am in a strange mood this week. I feel exhausted, even though my sleep pattern hasn’t changed. I know that we are close to ending our academic year, and both me and my children need our school summer holiday … Continue reading

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Lazy Spring Walks

Part of my daily routine involves walking my dog along the canal towpath near our home. We take the children to school, and then we wander off for an hour, sometimes with friends, sometimes alone. Last week I took a … Continue reading

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Belated Beltane Blessings!

Beltane blessings, my friends! I know I am late with the greeting, but the season extends well into May as far as I’m concerned. Beltane is about new beginnings, new life and vibrancy. I took my daughters and their friend, … Continue reading

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Remembering Who I Used to Be

For the past two weeks I have been in a very strange mood. I couldn’t work out what was bothering me. I was happy because I had finally achieved the 2nd Degree reiki certification that I worked hard for. I … Continue reading

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