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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
QHA_EFTbodyPoints.jpg Emotional Freedom Technique by LouiseSilk
I know many people who swear by a tapping technique called Emotional Freedom Techniques or EFT. It is a healing tool that operates on the premise that we hold underlying emotional stress that imped...
K2B5_Sadye_and_Howie.jpeg Atlantic City by LouiseSilk
Like lots of Pittsburgh families, my family loved Atlantic City. It was a direct shot by car to the ocean. It had a beautiful boardwalk and lots of resources. I found notices in the old issues of t...
6VEL_Inequality.jpg The Dark Side of Pittsburgh by LouiseSilk
I got a link to this letter by Jess Rimington asking white people to exhibit outrage at the systemic prevalence of implicit and explicit institutional racism and racial profiling that continues to ...
77K_mother_and_daughter.jpg The Other Side Of The Coin by LouiseSilk
In the last blog , I told you about my daughter, Sarah. Now it’s my turn. When I was a little girl I didn’t do anything to speak of until I took a 7 th grade sewing class where I discovered my affi...
41T2_SilkDenim_Bag_01_InUse.jpg All Grown Up by LouiseSilk
Once upon a time there was an adorable, lovable, little girl named Sarah. When she was a toddler she would take great care coordinating her daily choice of outfits. By the time she was six, she had...
HY46_brownies.jpg The Raw Brownie by LouiseSilk
I am about to change your life with the most pure edible satisfying sweet ever: The Raw Brownie Ingredients: 2 cups whole walnuts 2 ½ cups Medjool dates, pitted 1 cup raw cacao 1 cup raw unsalted a...
JCUV_Cookie_Monster.jpg Intuitive Eating by LouiseSilk
7 Intuitive Eating Guidelines Created by Geneen Roth 1. Eat when you are physically hungry. 2. Eat sitting down in a calm environment. 3. Eat without distractions such as radio, television, newspap...
GAD6_heart_tree.jpg Tenderheart by LouiseSilk
When we have an openhearted attitude toward ourselves, we work with everything that comes- from insight to resistance, from boredom to enthusiasm, from tears to laughter. We are in the arms of the ...
26BM_minimum_wage_protest.jpg What Will It Take To Have A Living Wage? by LouiseSilk
There are some places where I say to myself- it would be really fun to work here. IKEA is one of them but could I afford to? They recently announced a new, higher wage structure beginning in 2015 t...
C9XC_Modest_but_Zealous.jpg Modest but Zealous by LouiseSilk
It’s my dad’s yahrzeit. He died in 1998 of a broken heart trying to care for my Alzheimer diseased mother, his wife of over fifty years. Alzheimer's is a progressive disease. There's currently no w...