1. The Empty Mind: How Japanese Zen Archery Can Strengthen the Mind

    Kyudo, or traditional Japanese Zen Archery, dates back to around 660 B.C. Back then, it was used by the aristocracy for warfare and hunting. Despite its ancient origins, Kyudo continues to be practiced, not just in Japan, but all around the world. Moreover, Japanese Zen Archery has been likened to …Read More

  2. Daily Stuggles

    I don't know about you, but every day is a different struggle with my mental health. Some days I can't stop thinking about the same thought that is repeating itself over and over in my head. Other days I struggle going out into public places. I am in Accounting Management for a very large and global…Read More

  3. 2019 Goals & Resolutions

    Meditate! Yea right. Yes, it is proven to be good for your mental health, but if you are like me, my mental health won't actually allow me to meditate at this time. I try, I really do, because I want to be able to remove all thoughts from my mind and just be. Even if it is only for a short period of…Read More

  4. Jan. 2019 Edition

    Happy  2019!  We hope 2019 started out well for you.  Read on for the full January Monthly Newsletter.…Read More

  5. Broken

    Broken. Yup that pretty much sums up how I feel right now. Defleeted, yes I know this isn't a real word but to be honest it should be. It is a great way to explain how I am feeling right now. A combination of defeated and deflated. That is me right now. I am that child's old balloon that used to be …Read More

  6. In a Funk

    Ugh is it Friday yet? I know it is only Tuesday but man. I have been in a funk lately, extremely anxious and more depressed than I have been in a while. My OCD has been up and down, I have had a lot of successes yet a lot of not so successful attempts to take control. I have recently found out that …Read More

  7. Time to Relax

    Summer has come and flown by and I haven't had a moment to relax. Well that is what it feels like when you have OCD with anxiety. Sadly even when I had the time to relax I can't, if you remember my post, The Pounding of My Heart. My hubby finally has some slow time at work and we are going to take s…Read More