Be Kind

I have not been kind to my body. I suspect I’m not alone with most of you reading this blog post right now. It’s easy to justify our own actions because they mainly influence us. But if it’s something we wouldn’t do for or to a loved one, why are we excluded from that? Why…

It’s okay to feel weird…

Sometimes it’s hard to not feel weird when you are grieving something that other’s view as insubstantial. The truth is you can always find someone else with a loss greater than your own. Viewing loss this way in our own lives can minimize it to unhealthy degrees. There is a time for joy. There is…

Top Eating Tips

It’s almost January 1 and you may be thinking about a lifestyle change. Hopefully, not the dreaded New Year’s Resolutions because we all know the baggage that comes with those words. Instead, think of setting new intentions for living. Or setting goals for improved health as you start a new year. No quick fixes here…

I Still Mourn… It was a busy Saturday afternoon at the grocery store. The time of day I don’t like to come. I’m in the zone with my list. As I wait in line, I watch the family in front of me. I make judgements I shouldn’t when the mom seems overly irritated. Then I…

Don’t Settle for Less

Don’t settle for less. This is something I have to remind myself of often. I am my own defeatist as much as I can be my own champion in my goals and dreams. Can you relate? I have a passion that’s been a part of who I am since I first saw glimpses in high…