When Life is a Detour

Amy Oestreicher suffered sexual abuse by a trusted mentor followed by severe medical issues.  In this Tedx Talk, she speaks about finding flowers on the detours of life.  Her story is very sad, but I found some solace and inspiration in her spirit, and in the “flowers” she has collected on her journey.  xo Annie….

The Myth of Normal

I hope you enjoy this video of Gabor Mate talking about the myth of normal.  There is an aspect of spirituality woven into his discussion. My synopsis of what he’s saying, laden heavily also with my interpretation of it, is this: “There is no idealized “normal” person.  We are on a continuum.  But our society…