October 11, 2017 Beth Duncan No comments exist

As I’ve said many times before, words are powerful!  They can make us deliriously happy or send us into the depths of despair!  We often replay the meanings of words (both good and bad) of what was said or describe actions—not only those words and actions of others, but our own words and deeds. If…

September 10, 2017 Beth Duncan No comments exist

What exactly is self-awareness? • According to Wikipedia, it is “…the ability to recognize oneself as an individual separate from the environment and other individuals.” • Famous psychologist, Carl Rogers said: “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” • Eleanor Roosevelt (wife of past US…

March 20, 2017 Beth Duncan 2 comments

When you Google “biofeedback” many sites come up. A definition can also be found at Wikipedia.  In general, biofeedback is a process that people can learn to control many processes in the body that were once thought of as autonomic body functions, such as:  hypertension (blood pressure), heart rate, pulse, anxiety, pain, and even brain…

January 23, 2017 Beth Duncan No comments exist

I listened to the women interviewed during the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday.  Many women expressed the sadness they felt about the political situation in the United States during and after the national elections for U.S. President.  They said they were home feeling helpless, despondent, sick with worry about how the election results may…

January 14, 2017 Beth Duncan 2 comments

My doctor has informed me that the diagnosis of the condition affecting my skin for the past two years has been confirmed by blood tests and skin biopsies.   Lupus.  And she informed me:  there is no cure, only treatment.  I’ve tried all sorts of home remedies to treat the discoloration, the dryness, the itching:  various…