From the monthly archives:

Finding patience with bits and bytes

by Patricia

Today I graduated to another level of geekdom (said with great respect for those who master technology!). I created a new blog site to host the documentaries on Vets Journey Home and Taking It Lightly. I was so wonderfully successful in converting videos to the right format and uploading them that I think I will […]

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Tears in the vegetable aisle

by Patricia

My eyes have been a little “leaky” lately! In the tiredness that comes from very long and high energy days, I have encountered sadness that I didn’t expect. Sadness that doesn’t seem to be associated with any one cause or incident. Just a general sad. The result is my leaky eyes have released tears in […]

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Breathing is essential!

by Patricia

I’ve been doing a little research this week on how the breath affects the pre-frontal cortex, our “higher brain”.  Bottom line, because you probably don’t care for all the fine details of brain research – if we practice full deep breathing, connected breaths, we can activate the pre-frontal cortex, train it to operate at a […]

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Reflections on Gratitude and Peace

by Patricia

On the Monday after a Taking It Lightly weekend, I am often physically tired yet deeply peaceful. Every weekend reminds me why I do this work – hearts are opened and sometimes literally a life is saved. It is rewarding to see someone get their giggle back or find forgiveness and peace. So this afternoon, […]

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