Health Tips From Barbara

Health Tips

We can all learn from health tips. I am sharing success with various alternative therapies which can be quite helpful.

Knee and hip problems: I’m including several pieces of information that may help you with a variety of health problems. While shopping at a local health store, I inquired about remedies for aching . . . → Read More: Health Tips From Barbara

Building Success By Living a Life of Purpose


The first and third Fridays of each month are two of my favorite purpose filled days. That is when Wise Women Connect meets at Favrotto’s in Chesterfield, Mo.. We are small in number but mighty in purpose. Four members are invited to speak at each meeting. I’ve always been impressed by the strength of . . . → Read More: Building Success By Living a Life of Purpose

Building Your Joy List: Maintaining Happiness

Joy List:

Life has enough complications. Building a joy list is one sure way to overcome them. One of the best depression remedies is building your joy list. We all face times of trials and tribulations. Anyone who thinks that we can get through life without any hurdles is living a life of delusion. The . . . → Read More: Building Your Joy List: Maintaining Happiness

Making Healthy Choices


I have known several people whose lives were severely compromised by failing to make healthy choices. They ended up hurting others with their decisions. Making healthy choices is so critical.

Four Quotes on Health and healthy Choices

Virgil: The greatest wealth is health.

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Beating Depression: Living In Victory


Beating Depression; Living in Victory

I’ve done a lot of thinking about living in victory. I’m at the age when long term nursing home insurance becomes a necessity. This week, I had a face to face interview with a home health nurse that included being able to recite ten words back to her after . . . → Read More: Living In Victory: Beating Depression

Brain Integration: Hope for Addiction and Mental Health Recovery

Hope for Recovery From Addiction and Mental Health Issues

Living with a mental health challenge and living with someone with a mental health challenge can be stressful at best. I have had both experiences, having had an alcoholic father and brother. Life was hellish, to say the least. My response was to collapse into the . . . → Read More: Brain Reintegration: Hope for Recovery From Addiction and Mental Health Issues.

Five Ways to Beat Depression and Have Victory


Depression is one of the most debilitating diseases of the century. But it can be treated. Here are five ways to beat depression. Try to incorporate them into your daily life.

1. Refuse to feel sorry for yourself. This is a lose-lose situation. Everyone has had trials and tribulations. Soaking in self-pity keeps you . . . → Read More: Five Ways to Beat Depression and Have Victory

Alcoholism Tears Families Apart

alcoholism-tears families-apart

Alcoholism tears many families apart. You may be experiencing the same type of trauma I grew up with. It’s my wish to transcend pain to promise by extending hope to others. I’m addressing three issues in this article.

I will tell a part of my family story I will talk about unhealthy responses . . . → Read More: Alcoholism Tears Families Apart

Looking Into Someone's Soul: Give the Gift of Encouragement.

Give the Gift of Encouragement.

Do you know someone whose behavior is strange and suspect? I would encourage you, dear readers, to look beyond that behavior and into that person’s soul. Encourage someone today. Sometimes encouragement is all someone needs to bridge the gap between despair and hope.

I recently had the privilege of taking . . . → Read More: Looking Into Someone’s Soul: Give the Gift of Encouragement.

Healthy Dietary Choices


When I was a teenager, I made some unhealthy dietary choices that cost me my mind and lead to depression, anxiety, and psychosis. Today, I am all about healthy dietary choices.

A long list of ingredients on any food label is primary indicator that the food is processed. The longer the list, the more . . . → Read More: Healthy Dietary Choices