Blast from the Past: The Bee Talks With… Sarah E. Olson

This was first posted in April 2015: Today I feel honored to host Sarah E. Olson who kindly agreed to answer my questions. Sarah has written a book called “Becoming One” where she describes her healing journey from abuse victim who has dissociated to becoming one and supporting others via her blog “Third Of A Lifetime”. I will post a review of “Becoming One” tomorrow … Continue reading Blast from the Past: The Bee Talks With… Sarah E. Olson

#Quote of the day: Howard Asher ~ a blast from the past

This was first posted in April 2015. “Writer’s Quote Wednesday” does no exist anymore: There is no Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at Coleens Silverthreading as she is on holiday but I want to do it anyway. This book I am reading is occupying me a lot and I believe it holds a lot of wisdom. The quote I am using is not exactly a “writer’s” … Continue reading #Quote of the day: Howard Asher ~ a blast from the past

Quote by Rebel Thriver: When writing the sory of your life, don' let anyone else hold the pen.

Of Thrivers & Survivors *attention might trigger”

Hello my dear friends, how are you doing? I hope all is well in your neck of the woods and if not feel embraced and blessed.

This morning I had the chance to watch the first episode of “Citizen Rose” in which Rose McGowan tells her story. I am rather torn. I expected to be motivated to act and be in my truth but to be honest I do not find her particularly empowering. I agree with many of her statements and she expresses so many feelings that I feel but I somehow cannot fully connect with her and her story. I can’t figure out why. Not that this would make a difference. …. Continue reading Of Thrivers & Survivors *attention might trigger”

Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

Two years ago I signed up for Rachel Kellys Newsletter (sign-up is at the bottom of the page). Rachel is an embassador for mental health and has experienced crippling depression about which she talked in the FutureLearn Course “Literature and Mental Health” by University of Warwick. If you live with a mental health condition then I can only advice you to take this course. It … Continue reading Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

Book Review: “Becoming One ~ A Story of Triumph over Dissociative Identity Disorder” by Sarah E. Olson

I posted this first in April 2015 Publisher: Swan Pond Press Publishing Date: 14 November 2014 Edition: updated 2014 e-book edition of 1997 paperback Genre: non-fiction Formats: e-book, paperback Source: review copy by author in return for an honest review Bees: 6 out of 6 About the story: This is Sarah E. Olson’s account of her healing journey from dissociated survivor of abuse by a … Continue reading Book Review: “Becoming One ~ A Story of Triumph over Dissociative Identity Disorder” by Sarah E. Olson

For all Men who need to speak out and get help ~ #mentalhealth

I published this post first in October 2017 “Stephen Fry, Cedric Anselin, Prince Harry and many more did it! Get help for your #menalhealth”   video credit: Huffington Post via YouTube   Find help here: International ~ Helplines on Mental Health Support UK ~ Helplines on NHS page US ~ Helplines on Getselfhelp Australia ~ Helplines on Healthdirect         Continue reading For all Men who need to speak out and get help ~ #mentalhealth

I wanted to be a manager/Ich wollte Abteilungsleiterin sein

May 2019 It looks like I can leave these feelings and experiences behind at last. Haven’t regretted it one moment that I left last year… August 2017 I still struggle with this experience March 2011 I wanted to be a manager! I thought I would be good at it which in fact I was. Unfortunately for me I have been born with a gentle heart. … Continue reading I wanted to be a manager/Ich wollte Abteilungsleiterin sein

Chanting, Humming and Gargling. Really?

Welcome to “Mindful Music Monday Mug”. We are informal here. No perfect presentation of ourselves but loving the way we are with all the frizzy hair, laughing lines around our eyes and the messy home too!  And yes, again no home just my wrinkly forehead 🙂 Hello self-care ninja’s, how has your week been? Did you allow yourself to play like a child at least … Continue reading Chanting, Humming and Gargling. Really?