Taking Notes: Side Effects of Melatonin

I’ve recently been taking melatonin to get a more-regulated period of quality sleep each night. While the supplement itself has been effective, I’ve also noticed some changes both physically and mentally during the daytime hours. So I’ve done a bit of research and here are the side effects that at least one article mentions. MelatoninContinue reading “Taking Notes: Side Effects of Melatonin”

It’s been a while….

It’s been a long while since I’ve written and shared here on my blog. So for today, I’m setting a goal of writing and sharing something each day for the next twenty-three days. Truth be told, it may not be anything of an earthshaking nature, but share I will. Life over the past several monthsContinue reading “It’s been a while….”

My thoughts on all that…

As we prepare to begin another school year, covid is raring its ugly head all over again. And with the resurgence comes so many questions about how to keep ourselves safe, especially younger folks that the delta variant of the virus seems to be affecting this time around. All the while, vaccinations and mask requirementsContinue reading “My thoughts on all that…”

Random Thoughts on This Day…

Today is a pretty important day in my life. It was exactly 6940 days ago, nineteen years, that I began my journey of recovery from alcoholism. It was a Saturday and it was seemingly like any other day as I awakened. But that was soon to change and a series of events were set intoContinue reading “Random Thoughts on This Day…”

Quotable Quotes – Synchronicity

“There are no coincidences. We meet people intentionally who have been put on our path for a reason– sometimes sooner, sometimes later. — Kenneth Harris “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “We are like islands in the sea,; separate on the surface but connected inContinue reading “Quotable Quotes – Synchronicity”

ADHD and Alcholism…the connection

I’ve continued to do research and see if there are connections between addiction and ADHD. In particular of special interest is alcoholism. I found the following article that sheds some light: Are Drug Abuse and Alcoholism More Common Among People With ADHD? Several studies have shown a strong connection between ADHD, drug abuse, and alcoholism. ADHD is five toContinue reading “ADHD and Alcholism…the connection”

The Diagnosis…and Beyond

I’ve always known that my mind worked quite a bit differently than most. But although I had labeled myself as ADHD and actually twice tried medications to help control it, I didn’t feeling understand its ramifications until just recently. An initial intake visit with a new therapist opened the door to a discussion of bothContinue reading “The Diagnosis…and Beyond”

Change,,,the Only Constant in Life

As I grow older, and hopefully wiser, I am reminded that one of the only constants in our lives is change. As the seasons roll through, one to the other, so our worlds do as well. And as individuals, we too find ourselves changing with the times. I tend to think of myself as aContinue reading “Change,,,the Only Constant in Life”

Card Reading for August 24/25, 2021

YIN 2 Essential meanings:gathering information and taking in cues; the art of conscious allowing. The Oracle’s Message: This is a time of calculated receptivity as you gracefully await what is coming for you, ready to accept it when it appears. Yin does not involve frozen dreams or even resting, but rather consciously allowing things to flowContinue reading “Card Reading for August 24/25, 2021”

Faith Amidst Struggles, Regardless of Circumstances

I am reminded this day that the strongest of faiths can be built during the most trying of circumstances. I look back on my life and see that the times when my faith was bolstered the most was when life had dealt its harshest blows. Such is the way life works…such is the way faithContinue reading “Faith Amidst Struggles, Regardless of Circumstances”