Look at, view, consider

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."


More broken shells

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

Diagnosis Day, Ahh, yes, I remember it well’ish

As April ends so does Parkinson’s Awareness month. My Coastal World is pleased to welcome a guest author, Johnny Parky. Johnny Parky is known to others who have a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease as a poet, DJ Johnny on Radio Parkies_uk and a humorous writer. Living in Leeds, United Kingdom with his family, Parky’s writings include many British terms and style of humor.

Broken hearts

As February 14 arrives, cards, candy, flowers and special gifts have been purchased to give to a friend, sweetheart or soul mate. This modern day celebration in the middle of February began as a celebration of the beginning of bird mating season in the western world and evolved into what it has become today - a celebration of love between a couple.

Why celebrate?

As we look behind us at the end of 2018, there were smiles and tears. This poem was written by Joy Beth on December 29, 2017, just four months following Hurricane Harvey. So many lost everything. So many suffered losses. So many were struggling. Each year brings new challenges to all of us…some lose a loved one...some lose a job…some search for a reason to live. So, why celebrate?