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25 minutes | Aug 18, 2017
Living with an Inherited Disease
When you discover you have a chronic ailment as a teenager it can alter your life. I share my experiences with Thrombophlebitis; what it is, how to cope and the way forward for a healthy, happy life. In today’s world, it is not uncommon to have an abnormality. The post Living with an Inherited Disease appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
21 minutes | Aug 11, 2017
A Curious Thing About Excessive Delusion
The saga continues, adventures with Joey were nonstop. It didn’t matter that everything we did together was bizarre, like taking pictures in front of a mausoleum on a snowy Christmas day. I was on a mission to fix him. I saw only his sensitive side and denied what was dangerous. The post A Curious Thing About Excessive Delusion appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
23 minutes | Aug 4, 2017
Acceptance; Death Is a Part of Life
When I am in the presence of trees, I feel happy, safe and protected. Whether they are in a park, or the forest, or stand-alone, I am in awe. I share my unique journey with a 150 yr. Monterey Pine as it has reached the end of its life. The post Acceptance; Death Is a Part of Life appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
24 minutes | Jul 28, 2017
Gullible to the Extreme
My first date with Joey extended for three days. I was transfixed by this unconventional guy and rapidly became addicted to him. I call this adventure with my ex the Lost Weekend. It was filled with shock, horror, guilt and shame. It was the beginning of a riveting twelve-year saga. The post Gullible to the Extreme appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
27 minutes | Jul 21, 2017
What I Didn’t Know About Lasik Eye Surgery
Growing up I found glasses restrictive when it came to dance and later when I would swim with my young daughter. Wearing contacts, having Lasik surgery, and then ultimately needing Cataract surgery, I was a guinea pig on more than one occasion. My experiences were highly unusual. Important information! The post What I Didn’t Know About Lasik Eye Surgery appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
26 minutes | Jul 14, 2017
Wild Animals in an Urban Community
iving in cities all my life I have been surprised to enjoy experiences with raccoons and families of deer. There have been many sightings of coyotes in my neighborhood. This has encouraged me to find out how cities are adapting as we are sharing space with a variety of creatures. The post Wild Animals in an Urban Community appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
22 minutes | Jul 7, 2017
My Secret Addiction
Denial is the disease. I couldn’t believe what was clear to everyone else; I was addicted to an alcoholic. I needed to be needed so badly I subconsciously attracted a guy whom I could obsessively worry about and control. It wasn’t love, it was codependency. The post My Secret Addiction appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
22 minutes | Jun 30, 2017
For 40 years I lived an unbalanced, shame based life. I was obsessive, compulsive and extremely neurotic. Unknowingly I attracted alcoholics and druggies and was pulled into the dark side. After years of working toward wellness, I finally recognized I was healthy on the day I call Codependence Day. The post Codependence Day appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
24 minutes | Jun 24, 2017
Finding the Beauty in Painful Experiences
Crossing the street in San Francisco I was hit by a large white van driven by a hit-and-run driver. Fifteen years later I needed a hip replacement due to this old injury. During the healing process, I learned how to see the blessings in both painful physical and emotional experiences. The post Finding the Beauty in Painful Experiences appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
22 minutes | Jun 16, 2017
Be Careful What You Wish For
Visualization techniques are quite powerful. I learned a valuable lesson when I created my first Life Map Collage. With obsessive, compulsive behavior I attempted to build a fantasy relationship which was a recipe for disaster. My experience was astonishing! The result was a surprise ending that disappointed and shocked me. The post Be Careful What You Wish For appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
24 minutes | Jun 9, 2017
My profound struggles learning how to draw in art school eventually enabled me to become proficient as an artist. My confidence in overcoming the impossible empowered me to inspire students on their personal journey. Fear is the obstacle that holds us all back from living our joy. The post Overcoming Fear appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
22 minutes | Jun 2, 2017
Supporting Your Gay Child
For me, being helped in the 1950’s by a lovely lesbian couple, paved the way for a life filled with wonderful LGBTQ people. I could protect our daughter when she struggled to “come out” to her friends and family at the age of 16. The post Supporting Your Gay Child appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
18 minutes | May 19, 2017
Self-Discovery; Turning Fear into Motivation
I learned from Joseph Campbell’s philosophy to “Follow your bliss.” I have discovered that my greatest joy is having the courage to face my fears thereby inspiring others to do the same. We all deserve to have the deep satisfaction of living our life’s purpose. The post Self-Discovery; Turning Fear into Motivation appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
25 minutes | May 12, 2017
When Mother’s Day Is Hard
If your mother was murdered or committed suicide, your grief might be intensified. Sharmon Crawford Intilli and Debra Cooke, now guiding angels, came to me in my dreams to share how to face this day, and every day, with courage and strength. The post When Mother’s Day Is Hard appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
22 minutes | May 5, 2017
Adopting at Age 54
Our three-year adoption search included a Russian surrogate mother, and two pregnant women, all of whom changed their minds at the last minute. Just as I was giving up hope, to ever be a mother, we received an unexpected telephone call that changed our lives forever. The post Adopting at Age 54 appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
18 minutes | Apr 28, 2017
Learning to Love Myself
I share two stories that started me on my journey of self-healing and transformation. There are millions of us who do not love ourselves. This is what we came here to do; it is our divine birth right. It is possible to be healthy. The post Learning to Love Myself appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
23 minutes | Apr 21, 2017
My Healing Journey; Life After Rape
When any one of us, man, woman or child, survives a sexual trauma we feel ruined for life! I share what it feels like to experience this devastation and how I healed. I am now living a healthy, happy life. You can too! The post My Healing Journey; Life After Rape appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
19 minutes | Apr 14, 2017
Help from My Spirit Guides
My freshman year of college I found myself in a terrifying situation. Frozen with worry, I was guided to an amazing solution to my problem when I was helped by a stranger. This was the beginning of my belief in angels. The post Help from My Spirit Guides appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
23 minutes | Apr 7, 2017
An Unbroken Cycle of Life and Death
When does the soul enter the body and what happens to our soul when we die? Two profound experiences answered these important questions for me. We are all made of energy; death is as beautiful as birth, for it is the continuing growth of our spirit. The post An Unbroken Cycle of Life and Death appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
19 minutes | Mar 31, 2017
I Don’t Believe in Accidents
After the 1989 earthquake in San Francisco, I was blessed with two new feline additions to our family. One of these darling cats, intended for a different owner, picked me out of a crowd of people when I was visiting in Half Moon Bay. She made her journey 30 miles to our home in the […] The post I Don’t Believe in Accidents appeared first on Kay Kopit's Blog.
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