Tag: Life

Life Lately: Spring in Scotland

Spring has sprung here in Edinburgh. My garden is green with new life and the cold rain is interspersed with boughts of glorious warm sun. The days have become longer, the sun rising just before 6 a.m. and setting at almost 9 p.m. Everyone tells me the days will keep growing longer as summer sets

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Life Lately: Winter in Scotland

This blog has fallen to the wayside lately because of full-time school, work and book writing. (Apologies.) So, I will try to round up everything that has happened since my last Life Lately and distill it into something readable… 😉 I wasn’t prepared to be plunged into the darkness of Scotland, even though I knew it

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How I Actually Manage My Anxiety

If you have ever felt the crippling feeling of doom and fear that a panic attack can bring, know you are not alone. I don’t know if it’s my genetics or our world, but I have (looking back) dealt with anxiety, to some degree, my entire life. I didn’t have a “real” panic attack until

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Life Lately: Autumn in Scotland

Autumn is my favorite time of year, without a doubt. The colors of the leaves like gemstones. The salty sea air, no matter where I go. The blustery wind, nearly knocking me over (no joke). And of course, now that the time has changed, it’s getting dark just after 3 PM. But it’s all for

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Start Meditating With These 5 Simple Steps

Did you know you don’t have to be a spiritual guru or even have any prior experience to start practicing meditation? Meditation is for everybody. If you can sit still for a few moments and breathe – you can meditate. Yes, it really is that simple. Meditation can train the mind just as exercise can train

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