Day 21: People Get Ready

Today, I would like to focus less on my mental state – which is improving and healing daily. Thank goodness. I did aerial yoga last night (LOVED IT), had a very yummy meal inspired by 28 Days of Clean Eating. Peanut Noodles…Yum!!! I meditated first thing this morning after a good night of restful sleep and I’m ready to face the day ahead with a clear mind and open heart.

Today, I would like to focus on a venture that I am really excited about. I am proud to announce that I have accepted the position of Wellness Director for the virtual Well Care Clinic at CannaMommy.org.

From Cannamommy.org‘s site –

“CannaMommy.org was founded to advocate for mothers who choose natural medicines. We provide safe, organic, natural products that work. All donations from our products fund our missions. We provide a safe resource for mothers and families to learn about the endocannabinoid system and how it works in their bodies. We raise money through donations to fund research on the endocannabinoid system.”

I will be providing FREE Cannabis Nurse Consultations for people who need assistance and guidance in navigating the often confusing waters of the cannabis space. Are you a newbie to cannabis? Interested in learning how cannabis can help you manage symptoms you’re struggling with? Need help finding cannabis products that may help you? Consultations provided through Cannamommy.org are completely private and confidential because these consultations happen from the safety of your own home via phone, email, and online meeting! We are scheduling appointments now! I look forward to serving this community. Please reach out if this interests you! And please share! Thank you!

As always dear readers, thank you for being here. You have helped me to rise above these mental health challenges one day at a time. I am incredibly fortunate and grateful. Namaste. ❤

P.S. Because this song has been playing in my head this morning, here is one of my favorite renditions by the great, late Eva Cassidy. Much love and many hugs. ❤


My Mental House – Plans & Goals for Healing from Depression

Goal — To Gain Clarity

Plan — Meditate for at least 10 minutes daily, eventually expanding on the amount of time a couple minutes per day, with 20 minutes of daily meditation being the target sit time.  

More Plans — Go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Lights out by 10pm and wake up at 7am would be a good starting point for me. 

Goal — To Reduce and Prevent Insomnia

Plan – No electronic devices before meditation/yoga practice in the morning. No electronic devices for at least one hour before bedtime. DEFINITELY NEED TO IMPLEMENT THIS PLAN!!! I’ll be in bed by 9pm tonight. 

Plan – Read more books instead of staring at electronic devices, especially at night READ BOOKS, NOT ELECTRONICS!!! 

Goal — To Relieve Depressed Mood, Anxiety Symptoms, and Relieve Pain

Plan — Move!!!! Yoga, Swim, Walk – AERIAL YOGA ROCKS!!!! 

Yoga — Attend at least 2 classes a week, practice most days of the week for a minimum of 15 minutes a day. Practice in the morning after waking. May precede meditation. 

Swim — 10–20 laps

Walk — Just get out and walk. 

More Plans — Medicate with cannabis as needed.

  • 1-3 inhales from a vaporizer with a CBD-rich strain first thing in the morning if panic/anxiety/pain not relieved by self care bodywork is on board
  • 2–3 inhales from a vaporizer with an indica-dominant strain by 7:30pm to reduce tension and promote sleep. I feel a cannabis holiday on the horizon. Perhaps for 3 days, perhaps for longer. CBD products should arrive soon. 

Goal — To Nourish My Body To Heal Up From Depression, Anxiety, and Panic

Plan – In the morning — Smoothie (I have a kefir, kombucha, Vega Protein Powder, and Amazing Grass Superfood smoothie every morning.)

28 Days of Clean Eating inspired meals – Gotta pull a recipe for tonight’s supper. Peanut Noodles were sooo yummy!!! 

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