I see them almost everyday in my building. We ride the elevator together and I always notice the kindness in her eyes. More often than not, she has a far away look that tells you she's physically there, but her mind is elsewhere. Sometimes she gives me a smile. I don't know if she'll … Continue reading Love in the time of Alzheimer’s
Over the last couple of years, there have been one too many deaths by suicide, in high schools, colleges, and universities. Most of them in Metro Manila, but the larger cities in provinces outside of Manila have begun to show rising numbers as well. Take Cebu for example, it has the highest number of deaths … Continue reading Spotting depression — Is your child a suicide risk?
There's nothing that a full day's rest, a good night's sleep, and the healing love of friends cannot cure. Today it's back to work for me and I'm keeping this song and this scene in my heart, and in my head. The first time I saw this with my children I was so in awe … Continue reading Channeling Elsa and Letting go
It’s been a tough month, with one friend after another being diagnosed with breast cancer. Most of the women are my age. Two out of five have a strong history of cancer, the other three do not. One is a vegetarian and a yogi. Just last week, I had my own concerns about breasts and … Continue reading Stress and Breast cancer, yes there is a connection
How you take care of yourself fuels your body’s innate wisdom to be able to heal and balance itself. You deserve to feel vital and good. You really do. Your body is constantly talking to you. When you notice you are tired, make sure to take the time to rest and ask yourself what you … Continue reading Our Bodies’ Wisdom