Oprah and Chopra’s 21 Day Meditation

As mentioned on the Straight A’s for Caregivers page, I highly recommend Oprah and Chopra’s 21 day meditation.   Enjoy this brief video explaining the meditation, this was found on Oprah’s First Look. Here are some links for easy access: Chopra’s Meditation Center: allows you…


‘Free’ written by Diane F. Byrne

  15 years ago—I met her at Adult Day Care-a fine place she touched into my heart so she challenged me and I, enjoying a good challenge, accepted. Through her challenge she taught me about patience-dignity-respect. She taught me about the beauty and grace of…


Tears (on Alzheimer’s disease and onions) written by Diane Byrne

  Tears (on Alzheimer’s disease and onions)   We are all onions wee Lily allium whiteyellowred sprung from earth our core spirit uniquely fixed and tightly bound bulb with iris, coloured and whorls in hair. Tender, pearled, soft skinned crying and smelling sweet.   We…


Past Present Future written by Diane F. Byrne

  Past Present Future (Dedicated to all those working for a future without Alzheimer’s disease   Past In the past she was a beautiful woman, my mother, lover of life, my guiding light, warm compassionate gentleness radiating through all she touched so kindly. In the…


Guidance – Your thoughts are powerful

Be aware, as a caregiver, where your thoughts are throughout the day  Your thoughts are powerful.  “Energy follows thought”.  Caregiving can feel overwhelming at times and you find yourself in a blackhole of defeating thoughts.  Good news is…if you got there, you can get yourself out!  The…