Those gloom and doom days

All my life I’ve suffered from “Gloom and doom days.” They come, run me over like a speeding truck and then, the next day, for no reason at all, the cloud lifts and I feel OK again. I can face another day, unlike the day before when my mind is so fogged by negative thoughts […]

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Take care of your heart.

Since we have become more connected and thus more available, our lives have become even more complicated. We not only have to deal with our immediate needs as grocery shopping, cleaning and the works, but we have the added urgency of replying to texts, e-mails right there and then. If you are like myself, if […]

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On stress and migraines.

Not surprisingly my migraines began when I quit drinking almost 21 years ago. I always wondered why but now it’s clear. Alcohol calmed my nerves and kept me somewhat relaxed, at least as long as I had a drink in my hand.

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