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Be Well

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Healing is a matter of time, but it sometimes also a matter of opportunity." Hippocrates.

The human body is a incredible machine most times it has the ability to heal itself . a lot of time it needs a little help and we need to learn to know when.

Sometimes when working out you feel a little twinge ,or tear or pain sometimes with rest you are as good as new. If your injury does not feel better after ice heat and rest or gets worse it is best to get some help at the doctors.

When we are under stress we can make ourselves feel really ill, then it is time to take a mental health day. If the stress is from work stay home relax , go for a walk in nature, read a book play soothing music . Talk to some friends and you may feel better.

If the stress is from home see if you can walk away for a couple hours. Go to the library or a coffee shop and sit and vegetate. I am very lucky I have a nursing home near by that has an outdoor stations of the cross. Their is a place to sit with pretty flowers and a cave with Mary's statue there. I go there often to get my head together to just sit and breathe, and rejuvenate. Visit a friend for a cup of coffee and gab session then you go home renewed and refreshed and ready to go.

Sometimes we have gone through emotional trauma and could use a little extra help never be afraid or ashamed to talk to a professional counselor, They have heard it all and can help. If something is eating you up inside it is not going to disappear ,tell a friend a co-worker or better yet see a professional .

So getting well is in part knowing when you need help and seeking it out . Whether it is a trip to the doctor , a visit with a friend or just some alone time. Look toward the opportunity to get help don't wait things just seem to get worse if you wait.

Get well, BE WELL, my friends, hugs

Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    Caz sent me your way and I found your words very true and helpful. Thankyou. emoticon

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SHERYLDS 3/3/2013 4:59PM

    so very true.....
and if nothing is time cut ties and move on. emoticon

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LOVESLIFE48 3/2/2013 4:47PM

    Great blog!!! Thanks for the info!!

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GERIKRAGH 3/2/2013 12:05PM

    No nursing home nearby but a few churches!

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OPALMOON 3/2/2013 8:28AM

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FAT2GAINHEALTH 3/1/2013 9:27PM

    great blog with helpful info. thanks emoticon

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JENAE954 3/1/2013 12:42PM

  Great inspirational blog. emoticon

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EVWINGS 3/1/2013 12:15AM

    Great blog and wonderful advice! Thanks for sharing.

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BLITZEN40 2/28/2013 10:52PM

    Spot on as usual! emoticon

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BRAVEONE92 2/28/2013 10:31PM

    New-Caz sent me here. I really enjoyed reading
your Blog. It came at a come time for me as I
am a caretaker for my 93 year old Mom. It
is very easy to get stressed out and bent out
of shape. emoticon for sharing the
good advice. emoticon

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DEB9021 2/28/2013 9:50PM

    Great blog. I think it is best to heal yourself a little bit every day. It's easy to get busy and stressed, often for a good cause like taking care of loved ones or on the job, but allow stress to build until it affects your health and/or your mood. It is so much harder to release it at that point. If you can find some time for peace, prayer and recuperation daily, you can get so much more enjoyment out of life. I have been trying hard to do this. It isn't easy, because life is busy and I have a hard time stopping to breathe and relax sometimes, but I need to do it in order to keep going!

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DEE107 2/28/2013 8:45PM

    I am so glad New_Caz sent this to me and it is a great blog thank you for sharing

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DARLENEK04 2/28/2013 8:04PM

    There is a beautiful Meditation Garden with a Grotto and seats for prayer or
meditation or just is at OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS near BELLEVILLE,
They also have a massive collection of lights at Christmas and people drive for
hundreds of miles to see.........
d sometimes retreating for a little while helps you recoup...
Thanks for the ideas...(I am a friend of New-Caz)


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ABQSUE 2/28/2013 8:00PM

    Thank you for the inspirtion!

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DOLPHINSINGER72 2/28/2013 7:11PM

    The station of the cross place sounds lovely. I need something like that where I am.

I need to get to the doctor about my blood pressure. I think it is too low. Sigh.

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LEXIE63 2/28/2013 4:53PM

    Nicely put together! :-)

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ARTJAC 2/28/2013 3:40PM

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MZZCHIEF 2/28/2013 3:22PM

    I agree.
Its so important to make time for quiet time... so you can heed that inner voice that's so often drowned out by the needs of the day.

: )

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SUSIEPH1 2/28/2013 3:15PM

    gread Blog and great advice !!
Thank you emoticon emoticon emoticon . Love and Hugs Susie

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IMAGINE_IT 2/28/2013 2:46PM

    emoticon Being and feeling well is so important.....and everything!

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    Thanks for the great advice.

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PATRICIAANN46 2/28/2013 2:10PM

  Great Advice.............. emoticon

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POPSY190 2/28/2013 1:51PM

    Sound advice here! Great blog.

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SPEEDY143 2/28/2013 1:39PM

    emoticon emoticon nature is my "go-too" for healing emoticon emoticon works every time emoticon great blog emoticon

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MARITIMER3 2/28/2013 12:01PM

    One of my Spark Friends e-mailed me your blog, and I'm really glad she did. You have made some very sensible, practical suggestions. I hope that many people read your blog, and follow your advice.

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GABY1948 2/28/2013 11:20AM

    This is a great blog! Thank you for sharing with us!

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MEADSBAY 2/28/2013 11:01AM

    Wise words, indeed.
Thank you so much for them.

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JACKIE542 2/28/2013 10:27AM

    Great advice. emoticon

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RACEWELLWON 2/28/2013 10:26AM

    I bet that outdoor Stations of the Cross is Lovely - when I feel anxiety I like to take my bike out for spin - if its winter I like to release stress on the treadmill - Have a great day - well rested after yesterday ! lol emoticon

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MEXGAL1 2/28/2013 9:47AM

    Listening to our bodies and minds is very important on our way to good health.
thank you for blogging about this.

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IAMAGEMLOVER 2/28/2013 9:34AM

    so true--great blog.

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DFROMTX 2/28/2013 9:29AM

    Great blog with important information. emoticon emoticon

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MNNICE 2/28/2013 8:56AM

    What a great blog, with a message to remember. How important it is for us to "stop and smell the roses" when we need to -- whether that be for physical, mental, emotional or spiritual health.

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TOMWAMP 2/28/2013 8:42AM

    good blog. We all need a reminder to take care of ourselves physically as well as mentally. Thanks for the reminder

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SLIMMERJESSE 2/28/2013 8:39AM

    I work hard at maintaining good health and never take it for granted. Have a wonderful day.

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SWAZY33 2/28/2013 8:36AM

    So true

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SHAKENBAKE 2/28/2013 8:27AM

    Wonderful blog, thanks for the much needed words. You are a blessing! hugs, Wanda

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GOANNA2 2/28/2013 8:24AM

    A wonderful blog. Thank you for the wise words.
I also try to visit a little chapel in town when I go
shopping as it is open amidst all the hustle and
bustle so that one can sit and reflect and gather
their thoughts. All denominations are welcome.
I sit and when I feel at peace, I say a prayer and go
back out to face the world. I agree with you. emoticon

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SEDONACAT 2/28/2013 7:58AM

    A very good, wise blog. Thank you for sharing.


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IDLETYME 2/28/2013 7:57AM

    What a wonderful blog. You have such an inspirational place nearby to sit and meditate - that's great. And you are right about never being afraid to ask for help. All best wishes to you! Thank you for sharing - emoticon emoticon

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LKWQUILTER 2/28/2013 7:26AM

    Wonderful blog and so true.

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SENATOR9 2/28/2013 7:18AM

    Graet blog

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ONEKIDSMOM 2/28/2013 7:18AM

    Excellent message, and well stated. Recovery is HUGE in maintaining health... knowing WHEN it's time for recuperative time is true wisdom. So, God... grant us the wisdom!

Thanks... and thanks to NEW-CAZ for pointing me here.

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JSALERNO 2/28/2013 7:07AM

    BE WELL emoticon

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ELSEEBEE 2/28/2013 6:59AM

    Excellent blog! If you listen to your body, you can learn a great deal! Sometimes doctors are sceptical when a patient speaks up, but some of my doctors have learned- my GP became a Spark member and my oncologist passed out Spark cards to all her staff! (Still can't get through to my cardiologist though- he still thinks only pills can fix problems.)

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GARDENCHRIS 2/28/2013 6:55AM

    nice read. good advice.

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LEANJEAN6 2/28/2013 6:49AM

    Exercise is wonderful---healing!-Lynda emoticon

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