How to Thrift Picture Frames [tips for finding pieces for a Gallery Wall]
First, let me apologize for the, not one, but two random, incomplete posts that were blasted out earlier this week! Minor technical difficulties, my apologies! Now on to a post with some actual content 🙂 Today, I am dropping in to … Continue reading →
5 Powerful Self-Care Tips for Abuse and Trauma Survivors
by Shahida Arabi, originally posted on Self-Care Haven Being a trauma survivor is a challenging journey, but it is also an empowering one. Trauma acts as the catalyst for us to learn how to better engage in self-care and introduces us to endless modalities for healing and expressing ourselves, enabling us to channel our crisis into our transformation. Most importantly, it gives us access to connect with other survivors who have been where we are. It is in these validating communities that we tend to find the most healing, even outside of the therapy space. Here are some tips I’ve lived by that can benefit the healing journey of those who have been through trauma and abuse 1. Positive affirmations In order to reprogram our subconscious mind, which has undoubtedly been affected by…
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
How to parent your adult child
Increasing numbers of young people in their late teens and early 20s are still living at home. It can be a tricky time for parents …
Stoney Point Stunner Fun Run & Mini-Obstacle Course
Stoney Point Stunner Fun Run & Mini-Obstacle Course. 08/26/2017 to 08/26/2017. Stoney Point YMCA Fields. Training program and kids Fun Run featuring obstacles of all sorts including tire run, hay bales, low crawl, slip & slide and more! Registrants can participate in just the race OR training sessions plus race. Cost is the same. Training sessions are for kids in Kindergarten-5th grade.
State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter
Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach took to Twitter to post an expletive-laced tweet against President Trump, according to the Associated Press. Leach, who is Jewish, was defending an unnamed Texas lawmaker after Trump made a remark about “destroying” the lawmaker’s career, the AP reported. Trump had told a Texas sheriff at a Feb. 7 White …
Tips for Decorating Your Home With Thrift Store Finds
SOUTHPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Charlotte Smith is fixing up her historic Connecticut home and documenting all of it on her blog ‘At Charlotte’s House.’ “We have five childr…
Have you seen anyone with a semicolon tattoo? Here's what it's about.
One small character, one big purpose.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What exactly is a Jewish community center?
In the wake of the bomb hoaxes, a look at how JCCs serve Jews and non-Jews of all ages.