Changing one’s name is an interesting phenomenon. I have done it a few times in my life. Not always did I tell all, or the most compelling reasons. After all, what anyone knows about anybody else is only their illusion of who we are. Barbara Grace Schadt at 1 year At birth I was named... Continue Reading →
I’ve Changed! The Journey Continues…
Thanks for finding me here. The OptionsToLiveWell.com website was deleted on November 21, 2018. I migrated only my blog posts to this free WordPress site. I guess I'm going to the trouble of fixing links and images, because I might start blogging again. I plan to leave prior post text as is, although you might check... Continue Reading →
Imagine Being Human
After only one week of posts I don’t want to abandon the blog completely. I’ve been going through my days, but boring myself. No point in boring others. The idea is being human; let it flow without obligation. Sometimes a flow is suspended or interrupted, diverted for whatever reasons. I won’t force myself into a... Continue Reading →
How Do I Flip the Attitude Switch?
I need to flip a switch on my attitude. I’ve done it before, but how? Do I start tapping again? Maybe I could use it just for whatever I need to change right now. Don’t do the deep digging into the past; don’t buy into the belief that my whole world can magically be transformed.... Continue Reading →
Adaptability and Flexibility Without Breaking
I promised myself adaptability and flexibility toward working a job, but knowing my break point is paramount. It's better to break my promise than break myself. The interview was very different. Both doctors are friendly and interesting. Many of my qualifications fit the job description and it sounds like something I would enjoy. They hadn’t... Continue Reading →
Technique To Release Pressure
Pressure Release Technique I resist using things that are associated with FEFT and that leads me to explore another technique that works. I often use the karate chop point that they mostly stopped because people associate it with the EFT setup process, “Even though I have this…” It works well for self-acceptance and forgiveness. That is... Continue Reading →
Evolution of Personal Blogging
Personal Blogging Evolution of blogging has gone far from where it began. I want to honor and respect the original intention of blogs before businesses evolved it to a marketing gimmick and advertising medium. It’s about openly sharing our unique thoughts and experiences, not just writing something clever to promote your business. Well, I don’t have a... Continue Reading →
Allow or Wallow in Depression
Day two the depression fog rolls in, metaphorically and physically. It’s foggy, wet, dreary and dark this morning. I don’t feel like writing, maybe because I wrote a long time yesterday. Browsing past New Year's journal entries as far back as I have digital files, that was enough digging to notice I don’t want to do... Continue Reading →
Who Am I? Why Am I Here? Because A Writer Writes!
I AM! "You are here to enable the divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are!" —Eckhart Tolle I am a writer, finally! I've known since my teens I have a memoir to write, but I'm no Ann Frank. I had to do a whole lot more living before I... Continue Reading →
WHAT in the WORLD am I doing!?
Why am I indoors on a gorgeously sunny spring Saturday? I could be hiking the Tallgrass Prairie but instead I am vacuuming the 1894 wood plank library sub-floor of an historic old house. WHY? I enjoy the mindlessness of the work and a special feeling of being a tiny part of the restoration of a grand... Continue Reading →