Posted October 22, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Eburnation

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Although it is a term many of us have not yet come across, many humans living today have it. According to a recent National Institutes of Health article about the increasing incidence of knee osteoarthritis, eburnation (bone sclerosis) is the result of the rubbing of bone-on-bone in our weight-bearing joints. This degeneration […]

Posted October 21, 2017 in Sacred Stories

White Doves

Sacred Stories

She was trying desperately to get to see her grandmother before she passed. On the highway she drove into a flock of white doves. She felt profound peace and she had the thought that her grandmother had passed.

And she had….

These are sacred stories. Pay attention to happenings in your […]

Posted October 18, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts

Keep Your Eye on the Prize

Wholesome Thoughts

Marcia says when she feels herself losing heart, she is reminded of a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. posted on her wall: “Keep your eye on the prize.”

Whatever else you thought you wanted to remember, remember what that prize really is. It won’t be something tangible, you can be sure […]

Posted October 15, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

No Hype in Hypnosis

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Hypnosis isn’t the exception. It’s the rule. ~Richard Bandler

Western thought has long valued the rational over the intuitive and the conscious over the sub-, un- or other-than-conscious. Even if you are aware of the power of hypnosis to help you overcome limitations and develop new skills and behavioral strategies […]

Posted October 14, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Guitar

Sacred Stories

Her dad loved playing the guitar and he had always encouraged her to learn to play. She was not at all drawn to it.

When her dad passed, he left the guitar to her.

A few months later, she felt compelled to pick the guitar up. She felt so close to […]

Posted October 11, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts

Our True Nature

Wholesome Thoughts

Pompe Strater-Vidal says joy is our true nature. Underneath layers of pain, fear and anger, it is possible to find joy. Our regrets about the past, and fears for the future block it.

Joy is found always in the present moment, the world of now.

Send email to debra@scs-matters.com, or from within […]

Posted October 8, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Jumping Rope

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When asked what is the best exercise a fitness expert responded, “The one you will do.” With all the exercise options available to us, from 24-hour fitness centers to online classes, from walking to triathlons, and with apps for everything in between, jumping rope is an old-fashioned exercise that might be worthy […]

Posted October 7, 2017 in Sacred Stories

May 20

Sacred Stories

It was not the one they thought they wanted, but she called the number on the “For Sale” sign in the front window as her husband walked around the outside of the manufactured home. The man who answered the phone said he could be there in about ten minutes.

“This was my […]

Posted October 4, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts

Love is Enough

Wholesome Thoughts

Charlie Chaplin said you need power only when you want to do something harmful.

Otherwise, love is enough to get everything done.

To share why this resonates with you, send email to debra@scs-matters.com, or from within the continental U.S. phone or text (269) 921-2217.

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Posted October 1, 2017 in Debra’s Wellness Tips

Something Must Change

Debra’s Wellness Tips

Tommy Rosen (Recovery 2.0 guru who helps folks get free of addictions using yoga) said that something must change about the way you perceive things in order for things to change. One of the best resources for changing the way we perceive things is through Dr. Jerry Jampolsky’s “Attitudinal Healing.” Jampolsky is […]