This week as my Tai Chi class came to a close, our instructor reminded us of the importance of practicing our breathing and strengthening exercises daily. Then she added another suggestion, "Take time to look around you but look with your heart."
This post was originally published in June of 2017. Three years later, many of us may feel broken following months of added stress and anxiety due to COVID-19. Revisit "Broken shells" for it's positive message. Broken shells Walking along the beach, most people pass by the broken shells as they look for the perfect ones. … Continue reading More broken shells
My Coastal World's Joy Beth shares her thoughts on our country's current protests following the death of George Floyd. Words that normally come fairly easily to mind, Are stirring in my heart and they are a struggle to find. I don’t know what to do with the totality of thoughts and emotions swimming around affecting … Continue reading 💔Troubled Heart
Memorial Day weekend will soon be announcing the unofficial beginning of summer. Whether the holiday weekend begins on a Friday or Saturday, it will end on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day, May 25, 2020. Typically, patriotic programs are held at cemeteriesmemorials, parks and other public locations on Memorial Day as family, friends and … Continue reading Red, white and blue or BBQ
As I earned my senior citizen status, I found myself losing some of my self-imposed filters. For example, when a family member asked what I wanted for my birthday or other gifting occasions, instead of the standard, “Just surprise me!”, I began stating specific things I desired.
Photos by Randy King As Randy King arrived to begin his normal workday on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, it was a nice morning on the Port Aransas beach as daylight broke through the night sky. A slight breeze promised another pleasant morning along the Mustang Island coast but In a short time that promise would … Continue reading Have a nice day
How did you feel on March 25? What were you thinking on April 16? How did you react after hearing Texas Governor Greg Abbott announce plans to reopen the state on May 1?
Linda MacIsaac LPC, LCDC, CDWF Rockport, Texas LindaMacIsaac.comMy Coastal World welcomes Linda MacIssac as a guest author. As a professional counselor with her office in Rockport, she experienced the fury of hurricane Harvey and the stress of living and rebuilding homes and businesses in our communities. Now Linda offers advice as we live through the … Continue reading Surviving a pandemic
Few people in the world today are not thinking about COVID-19, the corona virus. The North Bay of the Texas Coastal Bend residents and visitors are also considering how their daily lives are changing.
Almost four months ago many of My Coastal World followers were left wondering what changes would be taking place after reading “Changing Course”, October 19, 2019. The wait is over. My first thought was to say goodbye and allow the website to disappear in May 2020. Then over the past few months several new readers … Continue reading Full speed ahead