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wisdom wednesday

In the winter of 2007 I was in the midst of a fairly serious depressive episode. I’ve written about my struggle with and eventual healing from depression here on the blog; it’s often hard to find any magic, beauty or meaning in our struggles with mental illness or physical disease, but sometimes, if we are […]

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mindfulness meditation – how and why to do it

Do you meditate? No? Why not? The benefits are amazing. We can now use Mindfulness based practices to effectively treat depression, anxiety, and chronic pain, and as part of a long term disease prevention strategy by reducing chronic stress and inflammation. Mindfulness practice makes life more gentle and wholesome. It makes us more joyful and […]

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healing from depression – preparing for the journey

I’m meeting you once again in this space where we speak the truth about depression. Honestly, I never imagined bringing these thoughts to this space: The Artful Life is a place I come to share the best and most beautiful in my life. But lately, as I transform and heal, I find that the boundaries […]

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