Every year, around the winter holidays, I receive a beautiful holiday letter from a childhood friend, who now lives across the country. She fills her recipients in on the big events of the year and how her sons are doing, both now grown and away from home. This year the letter, as always, summed up the year. It was the closing lines that really brought me to tears and … [Read more...] about Our Lives are Forever Changed, We Will Never be the Same
Today is gonna be THE day. Even though this year was different from all the rest, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas (eve and day) and New Year's (eve and day) and the weekend that followed (for those who stretched it to the max) are officially behind us. There are so many tips to get you into or back into your fitness and nutrition zone. Got some lemons? Make lemonade by … [Read more...] about Today is Gonna be the Day….
Recently we talked about working in 25 minute segments. Today, we are going to talk about the other 5 minutes left in a half-hour segment. Recognizing how much we can do (or UNdo) in 5 minutes gives us a whole new perspective. In a 5 minute break we can chose to meditate, text a friend, sit peacefully with a cup of coffee (or beverage of your choice), do push-ups, do a … [Read more...] about BREAK on Through
Each morning, before I begin my day, I turn to the cards for some guidance. This morning, I immediately felt called to "share" an oracle card with you. When I shuffle the deck, I simply ask it to give me a message that will help guide me through the day. Today, I asked it for a message to guide us all and this is what popped up for us: The Courageous Peony: This card … [Read more...] about Flowers Everywhere aka Is THIS your card?
Patience: noun The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble or suffering without getting angry or upset. I think a big part of the issue with this pandemic is that we have become a very impatient society. We want our lives, the way we want our lives, and we want that NOW. We don't like that upset feeling of NOT having control. Patience is just like a muscle. If … [Read more...] about All We Need is Just a Little Patience