Category: Mental Health

Choosing Hope Over Fear

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Janie Piemonte It has been more than a year since the pandemic shutdown began and if I am being completely honest, I have fared extremely well throughout, unlike many others.  But I don’t think anybody comes out of this experience unscathed. Do you watch…

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He told me, “I have built a life that is perfectly balanced. I’m like a trained seal. I’m standing on a rubber ball, with a tray on my flipper, stacked with porcelain plates and cups. If I make a move in any direction, it’ll all come tumbling down.” * * * My family moved to…

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My Covid Outfit

Regardless of how historic this past year has been, I didn’t keep a quarantine journal. What would have been the point? Every day was exactly like the last one: a few thousand more Americans dead and nowhere for the living to go. While my family, and general situation, were fine, I still had lingering blue…

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Zooming Positivity & Blooming Random Acts of Kindness!

NOTE: Apologies! The editor published this post prior to final corrections being made. Please, discard the previous and read this one! A couple years ago, I was delighted to be invited to help lead an Employee Resource Group called ForWARD (For Women’s Advancement, Recognition and Development) at my company General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT).  You can imagine that…

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