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A few weeks ago, I asked my super awesome virtual assistant Alexa to hold down the fort on posting to my social media for a week while I spent time with my daughter who was in the hospital. She replied, “no problem! I’ll keep everything going while you’re out being...read more
I was pleased as punch when I heard that the theme for this year’s Times Square crystal ball was “The Gift of Serenity!” You can imagine my delight in finding out that the 2,688 beautiful Waterford Crystal plates on the iconic ball (shown below) were imbued with a...read more
In last week’s blog about resiliency, my last tip for improving your resiliency was to breathe. Deep breathing elicits the relaxation response and facilitates an even exchange of oxygen to carbon dioxide (source). In turn, these phenomena both...read more
“Resilience isn't a single skill. It' a variety of skills and coping mechanisms. To bounce back from bumps in the road as well as failures, you should focus on emphasizing the positive.” ~ Jean Chatzky, financial journalist Inner resiliency is...read more
The stress of fat shaming is more toxic than actually being fat. The only way to make weight stop being a problem, is to stop making weight a problem--stop judging ourselves and others by our size. Linda Bacon, PhD in Nutrition Science According to the American...read more
It’s been a tough couple of months. My peaceful living has really been put to the test. I’ve had to make sure that I take extra-special care of myself in order to stay strong under the pressure of stressful times! In recent Vlogs & Blogs I talked about how to stay...read more
There came a time in my life, somewhere between my kids being babies and teens, that I started to dread the months of October through December – that’s A QUARTER of the year! YIKES! I’m not sure when I moved emotionally from being excited about...read more
Oopsies Part 2: It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time... In this follow-up to my Get Off The Treadmill blog, I’m going to talk about the importance of really thinking things through before you add them to your schedule. In Get Off The...read more
Most of the time, my blogs talk about the things I’ve learned to “right” in life in order to live a more peaceful life. But, today I’m going to start a series on my “oopses.” The first in this series is titled GET OFF THE TREADMILL because I recently stayed on the...read more
I’M NOT ENOUGH!!! How the “I’m Nots” are NOT doing you any good As my little girl is transitioning to a new school she is really struggling with what I call the “I’m Not Good Enoughs.” It breaks my heart, not only because I hurt for her, but because it brings me...read more
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