Perfectionism is self-abuse: Frida Kahlo vs Barbie?

** Challenging beauty ideals : Frida Kahlo and her mono-eyebrow ( cultural heritage )** Frida Kahlo’s extraordinary explorations in self-portraiture are testament to the fact that, in real life and on canvas, Kahlo considered her image on precisely her own terms, celebrating her features – her Mexican identity, upper lip hair and that striking unibrow. … Continue reading Perfectionism is self-abuse: Frida Kahlo vs Barbie?

Power of Story: Michael Sugrue Police + Air Force Veteran.

Power of Story : “First Responders: Coffee and Conversation" Facilitated by: U.S. Air Force Veteran and Retired Chief of Police Dave Weiner and Sara Correll. Special Guest: Retired Police Sergeant & Former Air Force Captain Michael Sugrue We discuss traumatic incidents and the toll they took on our personal and professional lives. More importantly we talk about … Continue reading Power of Story: Michael Sugrue Police + Air Force Veteran.

Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

Like many veterans throughout our country’s history, I needed mental medical attention but did not seek help BY: SAMANTHA NEROVE, POSTED ON MAY 28, 2017 A soldier crochets a garden of hope in the battlefield of despair. Pistol? Check. Body armor? Check. Yarn, hooks, crochet books? Check. My Combat Crochet Basic Load (CCBL) was prepped for battle. I was ready to … Continue reading Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders is a new term for me, not new as symptom; I was very much OCD in the 90s with my eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa). Another battle, another lifetime. Maybe another book? My new friend from Belgium, Seb, is catching it right: OCD are very similar to PTSD... they are symptoms … Continue reading PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Burnout : What is this?

STORY TIME. When I was attending this training about "stress management", it was 2013- 2014 and I was completely unaware of what was going on in my life. Well, I was the hamster running in the wheel. It simply was the ordinary life and I was following the pattern: could I do any better? NOPE. … Continue reading Burnout : What is this?

Back for good.

Hi Crew. ** It's reunion time here.**  Did you have a good year? or did you feel abandoned? This come back sounds pretty good to me, since I have a new Restart. First, I want you to **congratulate** with me:) If you read through my storytelling : in 2015 went through these Paris attacks ( aftermath of … Continue reading Back for good.

Social Media break and Mellow Yoga flow Time.

Today was a very bad day for my social networks; I am retunring a smartphone which is disfunctioning, I can't cope with finding a code to put Whatsapp active, on my older phone, dunno why I don't have any connection on my other phone, I wanted to upgrade my WordPress to Premium, in order to … Continue reading Social Media break and Mellow Yoga flow Time.

Mystic Signs: Dawn of New Life?

Before sharing next article, with courtesy of The Mystic.org,  I want to tell you of  a strange thing that happened to me, when I almost turned into madness, before my sick leave was due. One afternoon, I was walking on the sidewalk, to the supermarket, when I found this watercolor on the hedge. Middle of nowhere. A … Continue reading Mystic Signs: Dawn of New Life?