Category Archives: Healthy living

Slow Down and Savor

“We should learn to savor some moments to let time feel worth existing” – Munia Khan Julia Cameron in The Artist Way teaches us to improve our creativity through the use of tools including Artist Dates. This is simply going somewhere … Continue reading

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Walking the Talk

“How can you sing of amazing grace and all God’s wonders without using your hands?” – Mahalia Jackson  Thanksgiving Day is over in the United States, and we’ve talked about thankfulness a great deal. But do we act grateful? A … Continue reading

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Making the Commitment

“Commitment fuels action. Get clear about what you want to do and why you want to do it. Take action. Your time is now!” – Julie Connor, author We are past the midpoint of 2014. How are you doing on … Continue reading

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Time to Reflect

“Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own.” – Oprah Winfrey Recently I had sinusitis and bronchitis. Congestion, coughing, and difficulty breathing made me lethargic, and I laid around, … Continue reading

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Life is an Adventure: Ann

“Let go of your baggage so you can see how far you can fly.” – Ann Ann is one of my role models. She exercises, eats healthy food, takes steps to improve herself, and enjoys hiking in mountains. But she … Continue reading

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Accepting Challenges With Faith: Julie Stroud

“2007 and 2008 were the most challenging years of my life. I began 2007 by trying to figure out what was wrong with my husband Steve. He was deteriorating before my eyes. In March, we received his diagnosis—multiple myeloma, which … Continue reading

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Take A Step Forward

“If you want to live a meaningful life that also makes a difference in the lives of others, you need to make a difference in your own life first.” – Cheryl Richardson I’m not the best example for self-care. After … Continue reading

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