Dog Cat Rescue – When Compassion is Misunderstood


Us humans could be called experts when it comes to judging. Whoever has never judged in their life, please raise their hand. I am guilty of it myself. Concerning my voluntary work for animal welfare, I have been misunderstood for more than 20 years. For two decades I have been hearing “Christine just loves animals … Read more

When Helping Others Hurts You


Although we know that helping others helps you in many ways, there are certain circumstances when your desire to help out others may end up damaging … you. This article is not about not offering your help. On the contrary, it is important to help others, and I also help when I can. Nonetheless, sometimes … Read more

Symptoms of a Hormonal Imbalance

hormonal imbalance

Hormones are chemicals that function as tiny messengers between organs and tissues in our bodies. Basically, they tell our organs and tissues what to do. This is called the endocrine system. Some hormones that are produced by the endocrine system are: adrenaline, cortisol, estrogen, insulin, melatonin, oxytocin, testosterone,thyroid hormone, follicle stimulating hormone, glucagon, prolactine, luteinizing … Read more

Samhainophobia Fear of Halloween

Fear of Halloween

Phobias are abundant, and many of us have a few or at least one. Some of us lucky ones have none. Although we know that phobias are fears that are based on irrational grounds, it is something we cannot always control. On the contrary, it often seems to control us. That being said, a phobia … Read more

In Helping Others You Help Yourself

giving to others

I know that in my last post How Helping Others Helps You – Burnout Stories of Help I promised you my friend’s story. It is a tale of survival in terrible odds, never giving up hope, and coming out of this experience with the determination to help others who find themselves in similar circumstances. My … Read more


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