October 2011

The Meaning of True Success

by Neseret on October 29, 2011

photo credit: PhoTones_TAKUMA To Laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, […]

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Quinoa: Ancient Superfood

by Neseret on October 29, 2011

photo credit: anokarina I was introduced to Quinoa about a year ago and fell in love with it right away. Not only does Quinoa taste great but it also has amazing nutritional value. It is a great source of protein as well as vitamins and minerals. It contains all eight amino acids. It is excellent for those who […]


There is a Hole in My Sidewalk

by Neseret on October 9, 2011

There Is a Hole in My Sidewalk Autobiography in Five Short Chapters By Portia Nelson   Chapter One I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost…I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out.   Chapter Two I […]



by Neseret on October 2, 2011

Recovery starts with a decision and wllingness to change. It demands commitment. Recovery is a willingness to have faith. It requires great courage. Recovery is choosing life. Everyday,every hour and sometimes moment by moment. Recovery is hard work. It maybe the biggest battle you’ll fight in your life. Recovery is a process. Nothing happens overnight. […]


Mental Illness Awareness Week

by Neseret on October 1, 2011

“I’m the girl who is lost in space, the girl who is disappearing always, forever fading away and receding farther and farther into the background. Just like the Cheshire cat, someday I will suddenly leave, but the artificial warmth of my smile, that phony, clownish curve, the kind you see on miserably sad people and […]