Author Archives: Sandra

Simple Things

Thirty years of MS. Eight years of LDN (low dose naltrexone — see and I’m still improving. I’ll be 65 this year . . . doing my best to steal back those middle years of my life I lost, … Continue reading

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The Courage to Do It Again

     Your goals? Maybe others have had them. Maybe others have achieved them. If you listen to the voices surrounding you, the nay-sayers who steal your dreams, you will never have the courage to set goals, let alone achieve them. … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

      When we were young, we were told to get a good education, get a good job, marry well, and buy a nice house in the right neighborhood. Most likely, there were other things you were told about how to … Continue reading

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Blind Spots

Oh sure, you say, I know I have blind spots. We all do. Mine came three days ago, when a scrap of my visual field disappeared. It is like a torn piece of tissue in front of my right eye, … Continue reading

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Background Chatter

     There is something about spring, the longer days, the fresh air. We open the windows to let the new growth outside into our lives, to clear away the staleness and cobwebs of winter. Maybe we wash our windows, letting … Continue reading

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Filling the Home with Trinkets

     Over the years, I’ve noticed how easy it is to accumulate ‘things.’ A friend goes on vacation and brings back a souvenir from a place I’ve never been to. Another friend gives me something that doesn’t go with a … Continue reading

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Starting Over

     Many years ago, I visited the home of a man I had been dating. It was the first time I had been there. I drove up to a house with a boat and several rusting cars in his driveway, … Continue reading

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     The role of self-talk, that silent voice that speaks inside your head, makes a world of difference in your performance. It can be an amalgamation of a lot of voices you heard when you were younger, before you had … Continue reading

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Most of the time, I agree with Wayne Dyer—he passes on a lot of powerful information. However, one particular statement Dyer made in “The Power of Intention” disturbed me. He said that it was important to develop the mindset, “I … Continue reading

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Setting Your Goals

Where are you now? I don’t mean “in your office,” or “at home.” Are you on the path to where you want to be? It’s like a road map. If you have the correct map, you can plot a route, … Continue reading

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