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When It Hurts, Say “Ouch!”

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind

I’ll never forget the day little Danny fell off the five- foot-high plastic slide at the neighborhood playground. He and some of the other three-year-olds were being rambunctious, the way ... (read more)

Be a Thermostat, Not a Thermometer

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Reinvention, Self Esteem

“I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between.”  – Sylvia Plath Everyone on the ... (read more)

Pace the Race

This post is filed under: Exercise, Health & Wellness

“For me, slowing down has been a tremendous source of creativity…Creativity exists in the present moment. You can’t find it anywhere else.” – Natalie Goldberg When I was in middle ... (read more)

The Emergence of a new Season

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Exercise, Health & Wellness, Soul & Spirit

The Emergence of a new Season As this year’s freezing weather stretched on and on -- and it continues to stretch on in some regions – I often heard people speaking ... (read more)

My Heart Story

This post is filed under: Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Women

This is a reworked piece from Feb. of 2015 and since today is "Cereal Day" and tomorrow is "Women's Day" One got me thinking about Cereal which led to heart ... (read more)

Heart Ache Matters

This post is filed under: Health & Wellness

Nausea and indigestion struck first. Like many women in the early stages of a heart attack, my cousin Micki didn’t think she felt bad enough to seek medical attention. But when ... (read more)

Nurture Your Health, Inside and Out

This post is filed under: Health & Wellness

The first rule for maximizing your total health is to nurture yourself from the inside out. The roots of many physical, social, and emotional problems are found in the deep ... (read more)

The Shape Shifting Midlife Female Body

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Relationships

With the recent shift from Holiday Indulgence to New Year’s Resolutions, with a strong fitness focus as a result of my own personal shape shifting. Shape shifting occurs in mythology, folklore, ... (read more)

One Super Busy Thankful Lady?

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Holidays, Midlife, Midlifestylers, New Book, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

Today I realized that there are only 7 more weeks left in 2014. Where did time go? It definitely has wings and often moves like a tornado.  The vibrant autumn ... (read more)

Shape-Shifting Halloween & The Female Body

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Exercise, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Holidays, Midlife, Midlifestylers, New Book, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

As Halloween approaches I’ve decided that I don’t need to run out to the costume store. I already have a new costume.  My body is creating one for me right ... (read more)

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