Strengthen Your Respiratory System with Yoga #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | June 25, 2020

During the 70s and 80s, teaching Hatha Yoga to community college students on Oahu made me a more limber, relaxed, and spiritually aware person. Together, the students and I practiced the asanas (yoga positions) while slowly breathing from the diaphragm, breathing in when extending the body backward, breathing out when folding forward, our lungs like…

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A Quick Cure for Anxiety and Depression – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | May 28, 2020

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about people who, quite understandably, feel depression brought on by the effects of Covid 19. Forced into social distancing, some that live alone face endless loneliness. Many face a harrowing financial and family crisis, what with physical distancing, loss of jobs and/or income, suddenly having to juggle more tasks—homeschooling…

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An Alternate Intro: Angel Hero, Murder in Hawai’i, A True Story

By Lizbeth Hartz | May 23, 2020

Recently, in an online creative writing class taken through the University of Hawai’i, I wrote an alternate “About the Book” section for my true crime memoir, Angel Hero, Murder in Hawai’i, A True Story, and posted it. I received such positive feedback from a classmate (footnote #1 – please see below) that I just had…

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Giving Care

By Lizbeth Hartz | April 30, 2020

Having discovered that April is poetry month, and thinking about how blessed I am to be here with Barry in our little cottage, and with our 3 outdoor rescue kitties, inspired me to write this poem and post it now. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Giving Careby Lizbeth Hartz…

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May Love Spread More Quickly than the Virus—2 Videos and 1 Essay #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | April 23, 2020

I awoke this week to a newsletter emailed from talented author Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew, my former online teacher of “Writing the Spiritual Memoir.” Elizabeth’s uplifting essay and a prayer of gratitude video that she shared with me (suitable for all religions) moved me so much I’m sharing both, as well as a “Count on Me”…

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“Living Room Concert” on 3/29/2020 to Benefit Coronavirus Fighters – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | March 26, 2020

Talented musicians often come together to benefit those in need and this Sunday is no exception. The only difference is the coming together is virtual this time, in deference to the need for physical distancing in the wake of Covid 19. Elton John will be the host of this star-studded show which includes such talents…

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