Lauren has been blogging her journey to heal bipolar since 2014. In a holistic approach to restore mental health, her writing covers a range of topics. She found better ways to support her body with nutrition and movement, and nurtured her heart & soul through community, spirituality and emotional balance. Choose a category from the healing paths, enter a search term on top menu magnifier, or browse the latest posts below.

Spring Cleanse: Body

Human beings have bodies and those bodies have all kinds of needs. Some of the growth I've experienced since being diagnosed with bipolar and later, PTSD, came from emotional or spiritual change. Other changes have been practical. That's where this series come in. I'm...

Spring Cleaning: Budget Simply

It's Lent and Spring and all the lament and renewal that's been promised. It's the last Friday of my Spring Break and I get to sit outside overlooking a gorgeous pale pink cherry tree but I can smell the chicken plant on the breeze and I remember my little sister's...

How to Make a Seasonal Wardrobe

Here at the end of February, it's 61 degrees and sunny in Chattanooga today. Winter feels like a memory and I am happy to see the first yellow daffodils spreading my favorite color everywhere. Spring is traditionally a time for new beginnings and for many, spring...

New Poem Published: Nightwatch

Image by Joe at Pixabay My new poem, Nightwatch, is live at The Mudroom! "I follow crumbs at Dusk along the damp Earth. Will tomorrow'sMaterialize?I wish I had your wings,Could soar free and See the water, theMoon reflected whole..."Read the rest here.