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Honolulu Bay c1964….
https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=hFx-7h1r51k&feature=share I surfed Honolulu Bay a lot between 1963-65! I can still feel the freedom of being in the tube. I remember the power and explosion of spray on my backside… Then, the cannon shot out the tube...
Memories of Love on Valentines Day…
https://youtu.be/98I9XDrsHG0?si=fhmg-pyCMTcnxjoW https://youtu.be/kc5x9SZls20?si=BujpB3Dan8my_tA5 While the trees dance in the balmy winds the Sonora sings. The balmy desert winds heal my soul while the Thatcher sings its beautiful songs. I see the trees dance like...
Totem Pole Spirits Move My Soul…
"Totem poles are monuments created by First Nations of the Pacific Northwest to represent and commemorate ancestry, histories, people, or events. Totem poles are typically created out of red cedar, a malleable wood relatively abundant in the Pacific...
Changing Up My Game Is A Life Saver!
https://bethesdahealth.org/blog/2019/06/19/7-ways-to-improve-quality-of-life-for-seniors/ Sonora blooms... Create a Sense of Purpose. ... Recognize and Treat Signs of Depression. ... Find Usefulness in Daily Tasks. ... Make Connections to Improve Quality of Life for...

Mindfulness Meditation Moments

Memories of Love on Valentines Day…
https://youtu.be/98I9XDrsHG0?si=fhmg-pyCMTcnxjoW https://youtu.be/kc5x9SZls20?si=BujpB3Dan8my_tA5 While the trees dance in the balmy winds the Sonora sings. The balmy desert winds heal my soul while the Thatcher sings its beautiful songs. I see the trees dance like...
Totem Pole Spirits Move My Soul…
"Totem poles are monuments created by First Nations of the Pacific Northwest to represent and commemorate ancestry, histories, people, or events. Totem poles are typically created out of red cedar, a malleable wood relatively abundant in the Pacific...
Native American Flute Songs Lift Up My Soul…
http://nativeamericannetroots.net/diary/284 'The clear origins of the Native American Flute date back several thousand millennia to flutes made of bone, to petroglyphs, and oral history. Unclear “origins” involve the Spanish Conquest insofar as the...
Stop Look Listen To Your Soul…
How to Meditate  Meditation is learned… “When we meditate, we inject far-reaching and long-lasting benefits into our lives: We lower our stress levels, we get to know our pain, we connect better, we improve our focus, and we’re kinder to ourselves. Let us walk...

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New Years Food For The Soul…

New Years Food For The Soul…

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/working-through-shame/201907/time-does-not-heal-all-wounds "The healing benefits of time don't apply to us if we aren't doing the work." Be open to healing... I'm reminded as a kid and young adult how stigma created a sense that putting...

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A Soul Lost to War

A Soul Lost to War

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1935991302/ref=dbs_a_w_dp_1935991302 Research from Vernon H. Sparks Naval records 1936-1960. Department of the Navy, Bureau of Naval Personnel, Washington D.C.  Vernon H. Sparks, BMC, 328 41 29, USNFR-F6, May 1, 1966...30 years of...

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Healing Your Inner Child

Healing Your Inner Child

https://www.energypsych.org/blog Meet Stephen, my inner child... I hold this little boy now, from long ago. I talk to him (Stephen) and hug this precious toddler in my mind. This is my therapy. This is how I'm healing. This little guy needed hugs and reassuring voices...

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Running Away From PTSD…

Running Away From PTSD…

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/one-time-rising-star-jason-kander-won-battle-ptsd-return-politics Running 24/7! Running from intrusive thoughts and demons all my life is a horrific mental health challenge, in my view. And, I'm not alone. Millions of people suffer...

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