Here we are, friends. At the end of a year and the beginning of a new one. As I sit here watching the news reports on the festivities and as 2/3 of my boys are in New Orleans preparing to cheer on the Dawgs in the Sugar Bowl, I confess I am quite content to sit right here in a quiet house … Read more about SIMPLIFY IN 2019 . . . My Intention. AND I have a GIFT for YOU!
Since it IS football season and there's just no getting around it - especially in a house full of men - I've learned to just embrace and go with it. It begins here on Friday night for highschool then rolls into Saturday morning when all the talk is what time the Georgia game is, where it is, who is … Read more about Football Food!
I was talking with a friend the other day - I'm not even sure how we got to this topic - but this friend, without batting an eye, told me I "just needed to get more confidence." Ouch. Where did that come from? But, it is absolutely true. Spot on. I have lots of areas that I do feel pretty … Read more about 6 Ways to a Healthy Boost in Confidence
I've not talked books here in quite a while. What better time than summer? Especially right before July begins - a time when many folks take some time off and have more time to do some summer time reading. I've read some really good books lately, as well as some that are just so-so. I get … Read more about Summer Reading!
I used to pooh pooh the whole concept of self-care and "taking time for myself". If you are in a really busy stage of your life, perhaps with young children running around, a demanding job, or find yourself in the sandwich portion of your life where you are still acting as a parent to your own … Read more about Do Something for You This Weekend
I have shared in this space before that I have Meniere's Disease. This is an autoimmune disease that affects the ear and can cause ringing or tinitus in the ear or ears, vertigo, and hearing loss. You can read more of my experience with these things here, here and here. About a year ago I … Read more about Make Yourself a Job . . . an audio update
Week 4 - the FINAL week of the Beat Busyness Challenge is here. I'm wondering if you did any editing over the past week, or thought about editing. Remember, this wasn't a one week shot. I hope you'll think of this weekly and continue to strike off a couple of things from your list … Read more about BEAT BUSYNESS CHALLENGE – WEEK 4
Nourishment is a great word isn't it? Sometimes I get stuck on words and they just float around in my head and this is one of those words. It just sounds like comfort, and well-being and like someone has wrapped you in a warm blanket and fed you a wonderful meal. I know this sounds … Read more about Nourishing Your Body without Food
Week 3 here on the Beat Busyness Challenge. I hope it is going well for you and you are getting some inspiration from doing the activities and thinking about your time. I am posting this week's challenge a day early and as you read you will see why. As I said last … Read more about Beat Busyness Challenge – Week 3
WELCOME to the 4 Week Beat Busyness Challenge! I am so happy you are here. If you are here is must mean you want something different. You want off the hamster wheel you may have found yourself on. I am looking forward to seeing how far we can go in the next four weeks to recapture our time, our … Read more about LEAVE THE DUSTBUNNIES . . . GATHER CONNECTIONS THIS WEEK
I have a wonderful salad for you today - perfect for the Spring days. If only those Spring days would get here . . . right? I know that kale isn't quite as "trendy" as it has been but it's still a great green for all it's health benefits and for a different taste and texture in a salad. I love … Read more about Kale & Brussel Sprouts Salad with Tahini Dressing
I have a few confessions to make and have decided to just put them out there starting today. I've talked about getting out of my comfort zone - well, here it is. You probably guess it from the title: I am an emotional eater. Food is one of the largest components of our health journey. … Read more about Confession #1: I am an Emotional Eater