Author Archives: Betti

About Betti

I love to meditate, read, sew, and crochet. Most of all, I love to share what I have learned in my time on the planet.


“Real success is not to be sought after in the outer world, but discovered in your inner world.”  -Tim Conner The best and worst thing about having a disability is that as a child you are forced to redefine success. … Continue reading

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I have had the best week ever.  Even those around me noticed that I seemed to be more alert and energetic.  I made one simple change – I spent last Sunday focusing on the idea that I will commit to … Continue reading

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Embracing Uncertainty

I used to push myself to do free weights 6 days a week.  I worked as many hours as I could until the back pain got too intense, and then I would ask for a reduction in my hours.  My … Continue reading

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Peace in one minute

Sometimes it is our own negative thoughts that we need to remove in order to be at peace. When I am feeling sad, I find I have been dwelling on something that happened in the past. When I feel anxious, I am usually … Continue reading

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Free Crochet Pattern – Cat Toy

Here is a fun toy for your favorite cat.  Instant Download from Jamey at Dabbles and Babbles:

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Free Bottle Cozy Pattern – Instant Download

I developed this quick and easy pattern using chunky yarn with instructions on how to make one and attach it to a stroller, walker, manual and motorized wheelchairs, and crutches.  The one for a motorized wheelchair can be carried over … Continue reading

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Expand Your Happiness

I began this 21 day meditation challenge yesterday, and I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to find peace and contentment.  Sitting for 20 minutes a day meditating is not for everyone.  Some people like to walk a maze, … Continue reading

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