Inside the Mind of Isadora

Nurture Yourself – Take Care of Yourself


It’s been a long road back to blogging.

I’ve been healing from some upsetting things that have happened to me.

I’m hoping to tell of my experiences and of the many changes in my life.

It’s all been a part of my writing brain fog.

Healing happens in stages. I’m back on my the path. But, I’m in those beginning stages.

Taking care of myself was and is my first priority. I’ve been doing just that.
As many of you who follow me know, I live near the beach. I visit often. It’s my place to reconnect with nature. The waves against the shore are a meditative sound that help balance the stresses that can overpower me. Many of these traumas were beyond my control. Nature took a bite out of my safety net. The fall was shocking since there is no aggressive behavior in paradise.

The video below is where I was until these recent occurrences. I hope you enjoy it for its artistry of dance but also for the connected calm the two dancers are trying to impart on those who are viewing them. The ocean is where I find myself floating in the air, as the ship I might be on floats through calm waters.

Namaste,  Isadora 🙏🏻

Damian Smith and Yuan Yuan Tan in Christopher Wheeldon’s
“After the Rain”Namaste
I honor the place in you
in which the entire universe dwells.
I honor the place in you
which is of Love, and of Truth,
of Light and of Peace.
When you are in that place in you
and I am in that place in me.
We are One.


Becca at ‘On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea’

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Author: Inside the Mind of Isadora

Intriguing, sensitive, mysterious, loving, artistic and crackling with excitement for life is a pretty good description of who I am. I just retired from the world of art where I sold my Artfully Designed Handmade Jewelry for 28 years; although, art will always be a part of who I am no matter what venue I choose to express it in.

26 thoughts on “Nurture Yourself – Take Care of Yourself

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  3. Sooooo true — Issy!! ❤


  4. Querida amiga,

    My heart goes out to you. No palabras of wisdom here. Just a friend reaching out to another. I’ve missed your posts and stories but understand that you must take care of yourself. Bendiciones.

    Shalom y paz,



  5. So sorry to hear you’ve been struggling. We welcome you back to blogging with open arms and open hearts. Your quote is so true. We must take care of ourselves to be able to reach out to others. Such a beautiful dance video. I send prayers for comfort and strength to help you through your difficult times. Hugs to you, my friend.

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    • It seems horribly weak to complain or feel anxiety from something that many are going through the same thing or worse issues.
      I think it was just unexpected which, for someone as organized and in control as me, can be off-balancing. I suppose I’ll be learning
      a great deal about letting go. Thank you, Linda. It seems foolish of me to be overwhelmed. I usually am not so vulnerable to crisis’.
      They’ll be a great many lessons for me out of all this. Thank you for your kind words. It’s these types of words that help to comfort during times like this. Thank you 100 XXXXX’s … a blessings to have so many who care. Namaste
      Isadora 😎


  6. It’s really good to see you Issy, whenever you feel like being here and when you aren’t, you know that I and many, many friends in the blogosphere have you wrapped in love and positive energy. Take care sweetheart 🙂

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    • My favorite cheerleader showing me that all will and can be well once again if we are patient. I am very blessed to have connected with the many people I have with on this WWW blogosphere. I’m always in awe at the way the right people find themselves in this massive social media outlet. I wish I could be among all of you for special hugs and support but here is enough. It’s always enough …. no matter how distant. Thank you, my dear Gilly, for your special words of encouragement that can make anyone have a day shine. For me, it is a sparkle of energy to give me a life of fortitude to embrace. May your days be fillled with the glorious sparkle you give to many but; especially, I wish for your a glroious white light of peace and love.
      Issy 😎


  7. I’m so sorry to hear you have been through so much and I too am sending you positive energy for complete healing and recovery. XoXoXo

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    • Dear PJ,
      You are a light in the darkness bringing special caring words of love and support during well-needed times. Thank you for always shining your light in my direction. I am forever grateful to have found you among so many in the WWW of social media. They says’, we can never conncet with those we need. Poo-Posh … you are a contradictive example that it can happen. Thank you for your sweet and kind support. It’s always a pleasure to know you are there for the small word that can be read and will turn a bad day into a good one.
      Isadora 😎


  8. Nice to see you back and no matter how slow it take Izzy, please return to full health. Thinking of you take care.🙏

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  9. Sending you hugs & positive energy, Isadora! Take your time to heal, recover and rejuvenate. Thank you for letting us know where you are and for sharing your quiet and healing place!

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  10. Issy, I’m thankful you’re finding your way back and sorry for the difficulties you’ve experienced. Praying that the trip back is one that blesses you in many ways.


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  11. My dearest Isadora, I’m sending you my hugs as you heal and nurture yourself and “The ocean is where I find myself floating in the air, as the ship I might be on floats through calm waters” oh, I can relate so much! 😉 Be well and take good care of Isadora! 🙂 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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    • Thank you my dear, dear Marina. Your kind caring words are a wonderful comfort. I’m usually able to mange a crisis and come back stronger.
      Perhaps, I was caught a bit off guard. I’m back to thinking a bit more clearly and am shedding those layer of fear and sadness. Hugs and more Hugs
      May you have a glorious weekend filled with blessings of loving light.
      Isadora 😎

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      • May those layers dissolve very soon, my sweet friend. We only become wiser as we go along our journey… 🙂 Love and light and more hugs to you! xxxxxxxx


      • There is no shame in admitting when we need rest and comfort, and no need to explain why, either. So many people in today’s world put unsustainable pressure on themselves with cultural expectations that they should always be strong and able to manage a crisis… you’re certainly not alone in that.


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