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.
What Are My Goals?
I’ll be frank. 2022 has me stumped and unmotivated. I am not sure what to strive for this year.
Growing Older Well
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.
A Love Letter from My Son
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.
How are You?
As we spend these weeks in relative isolation, think of people with whom you would like to reconnect and have meaningful conversations with.
New Year Fresh Perspective
Last year's success gives me a fresh perspective, and I'm excited. I want to start a few new habits, as a result.
Getting into the Shape of My Life
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.
Alcohol Was Not My Friend
Wine became my daily way of coping with the stress and the sadness over our upcoming move. Never mind that wine is a depressant!
The Things You Take with You
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 →