April 2018

journaling blog

That A-ha Moment. When you know you’ve found your rhythm, that’s when to take it deeper. Welcome back. In the last post, I talked about finding the right time for journaling. I am hoping you have found that perfect time and location and are starting to find your groove in journal writing. Perhaps you have experienced that A-ha moment. This is the moment where you realize something new. It may come...

man smokes in front of pregnant wife

I recently attended a conference on the effects of marijuana use in pregnancy and breastfeeding. This has become a hot topic in the recent years since the legalization of recreational and medical marijuana in some states. Currently in Delaware, recreational marijuana use is still illegal, but the legalization of medical marijuana passed in 2011. In 2015, the first dispensary opened in New Castle...

stress relax image for cancer blog

Did you know that April is national Stress Awareness Month? Did you know that was a thing? I didn’t. I couldn’t tell you why April was chosen to represent stress. Maybe it’s because (at least here in Delaware), April holds the last unpredictable push of winter that has overstayed its welcome, and everyone feels on edge waiting for sunshine. Or…it’s probably because April is tax month. Nevertheless...

susan towners april blog

In late March, as the morning sunlight peered through my shades and cardinals and robins called to their mates outside, I felt spring. I truly felt an energy that had not been around since, well, July 4th fireworks. I quickly got out of bed, slipped on sweats and a jacket, and hurried outside to find that my dormant tulip magnolia tree had exploded into vibrant, dark pink flowers. It took my...