If you want to make a change, but you feel intimidated by it, know that the resistance to start is natural. Our brains do stop us from getting off the couch to go for a walk. However, once we are doing the beneficial thing like a walk, the brain begins to seek the benefits of the walk, and it gets easier.
While I don’t bemoan getting older, I do “feel” my body more than I used to. It aches a bit more, and I can’t push through things as I once did.
I'm the writer in the family, but I have some competition. Yesterday while helping my son with his math homework, I noticed a paper turned over on the table. I turned it over and saw it was titled, "My Mom."
Beyond learning to be happy with small accomplishments each day, I am learning to live more open and surrendered to what will happen rather than trying to create a certain outcome.
As we spend these weeks in relative isolation, think of people with whom you would like to reconnect and have meaningful conversations with.
Last year's success gives me a fresh perspective, and I'm excited. I want to start a few new habits, as a result.
I didn’t start 2019 with grand fitness goals. I simply wanted to feel better, eat better and look a bit better in a custom-designed swimsuit from Heidi Fish Swimwear.
Wine became my daily way of coping with the stress and the sadness over our upcoming move. Never mind that wine is a depressant!
We lived in Seattle for three and a half years from January 2015 through June 2018. It was an adventure, a struggle, a joy and a heartbreak. My husband and children transitioned beautifully. Me? Less so. I did not want to move to Seattle, and I made no secret about it. I cried countless tears... Continue Reading →