How Your Body Responds to an Emergency

How Your Body Responds to an Emergency

As humans, we are hardwired with an automatic response to emergencies. The body is the first responder: With cues of danger in the environment, the sympathetic nervous system releases bursts of adrenalin and stress cortisol into the blood stream – to give us energy...
Resilience Amidst Chaos

Resilience Amidst Chaos

There is no doubt that we are living in an historic time – filled with fear and uncertainty. Life as we know it around the world has been turned upside down. Much like the beginning of another world war, this is a war with an invisible enemy that brings death and...
Truly My Cup is Full and Overfloweth

Truly My Cup is Full and Overfloweth

You know you are living in a STATE OF GRACE when all the parts of your day or your life fall into alignment. I am blessed by two passions: gardening and providing psychotherapy. It’s interesting because they have much in common: As a gardener, my creations are...
Follow Your Dreams

Follow Your Dreams

When my beloved Brutie Boy died on September 29, 2017, my heart was broken and I did not know if I wanted to continue living. The loss of a loved one envelops the survivor in a spiral of emotions: sadness, despair, abandonment, anger, fear, self-doubt, hopelessness,...
A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

In 2013, I sold Polish translation rights of my book CREATING A HEALTHY LIFE AND MARRIAGE to Purana Publishing. They changed the book cover and gave it the title WOUNDED HEARTS to appeal to the Polish people and culture. Although it was my heart’s desire to bless the...
The Passing of our Brutie Boy

The Passing of our Brutie Boy

“Today we lost the heart of our family. We are struggling to recover our breath.” I want to thank God for giving us 14 wonderful years with Brutie. We adopted him in November 2003 and he blessed our lives beyond our wildest imagination: He brought us his boundless joy...

Judith interviewed at Health Radio

We are excited to announce that Judith Desjardins was interviewed by Joni Aldrich at Health Radio! You can listen to the interview for free at the Health Radio website. Here is the link!
What Is The Price of Love?

What Is The Price of Love?

When I evaluate all of the pursuits available to man/woman kind, I believe that the very most fulfilling experience one can have in life is LOVING ANOTHER HUMAN BEING, ANIMAL, PLANT, ENVIRONMENT, SPIRITUAL BEING, AND ONE’S SELF. I believe that certain keys are...
This Is The House That LOVE Made

This Is The House That LOVE Made

While I was in Santa Fe this summer, my husband was busy preparing a secret 23rd anniversary gift for me – A GREEN HOUSE! Those of you who have been following my blogs for the last few years have read about my love for gardening and the trials and tribulations I had...
Finding Hope and Inspiration in Nature

Finding Hope and Inspiration in Nature

This summer, at my home in Santa Fe, I had the honor of witnessing the cycle of life with three sets of nesting birds and their babies, right outside my kitchen window. I saw the eggs being laid, the attentive mothers sitting on the eggs all day and night through the...
Your Body As A Sacred Space

Your Body As A Sacred Space

Today I would like to present a different concept of THE BODY: In Scripture, the body is said to be “the temple of the spirit.” I would like to expand this idea. I believe the body is a “sacred space” – designed and given to us by God – that contains our emotions,...
Finding and Nurturing Your Spirit

Finding and Nurturing Your Spirit

I will be writing many articles about the concept of “the Spirit.” In this initial article I would like to define what I mean by the term. I believe that each person has an individual spirit and I believe there is a Higher Power that has a Spirit – which seeks to...