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Thursday: Embrace Failure

Thursday, April 23, 2015      8 comments

Re-frame failures as learning opportunities. Write a few healthy choices I made, and a few failures, ans how I can learn from them in the future. 1. I went to zumba, even... Read more

Wednesday: Be a Leader

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      7 comments

I aspire to be a good leader. I am open & honest about my ups & downs. To be a good leader, I don't have to be perfect, just passionate. I invite you to share what you've le... Read more

Tuesday: Work Out Your Brain

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      7 comments

Today's challenge is to do some research about my goals. Read an article, talk to someone, visit a new (to me) blog. Write 3 things I learned from my research. I went to Reader's Digest for these tips.
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Monday: Make It Automatic

Monday, April 20, 2015      7 comments

Make it automatic: 1. Lay out your gym clothes the night before 2. Plan & shop for all your meals for the week 3. My exercise days a routine M/W cardio, T/Th strength ... Read more

Sunday, another productive day

Sunday, April 19, 2015      6 comments

I had another very productive day. Worked on the yard, food shopped, fixed the dryer hose, vacuumed the attic, did laundry, and made ribs for dinner. What a treat! But high cal. I'm done with my calories for the day. Too bad I don't get ice crea... Read more

Saturday: Treat Yourself

Saturday, April 18, 2015      7 comments

Every little victory deserves a celebration! Treat yourself to a little pampering, like a bubble bath or manicure. Acknowledging today's accomplishments sets me up for future success. Busy, busy day, and yet, I tracked my food & stayed with... Read more

Friday: Create Positive Routines

Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

Identify one bad habit that's preventing success, replace it with a better habit. #HealthyHabitsReset My bad habit is: NOT TRACKING MY FOOD. To be honest with myself, when... Read more

Thursday: Try New Things

Thursday, April 16, 2015      7 comments

I love water! Remember to drink plenty of water. Try new things. I love to try new things, just for the sake of trying new things. My latest, I put my bike in the shop for... Read more

Wednesday: See the Good in Others

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      6 comments

Today I'm going to put aside my snarkiness and be kind to everyone. If you're kind to others, it sets up a virtuous cycle, a win-win for everyone. Compliment at least 3 peopl... Read more


Tuesday, April 14, 2015      9 comments

I'm taking a sick day today because of sever sinus headache that I've had since yesterday. I missed Zumba yesterday because I laid down to clear my headache & slept right through. Woke up this morning still feeling bad. So I asked my DS27 to pic... Read more

Monday: Find a Better Balance

Monday, April 13, 2015      3 comments

Is there some area of my life out of balance? It's got to be self pampering. I planned to give myself a mani/pedicure, but didn't get past laying down a base coat on my toes. I got too busy. Zumba tonight at 5:40. My knees are feeling real... Read more

Friday: Stop the Slump

Friday, April 10, 2015      7 comments

I had a motivational slump that lasted a long time. Is there a way I can catch myself quickly, and snap out of a slump faster? What was it; winter, hormones, holiday blues, ch... Read more

Thurday: Be Invincible

Thursday, April 09, 2015      6 comments

Have you ever had that feeling like you could do anything? Like you're on top of the world? Take a minute to reflect on that, and use that feeling to take steps toward my goal... Read more

Wednesday: Acentuate the Positive

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      4 comments

I used to mentally beat myself up All The Time. I thought being harshly self-judgmental would keep me disciplined. Never cutting myself the slightest bit of slack would keep m... Read more

Tuesday: Appreciate What You Have

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      8 comments

I've come to deeply & completely accept myself as I am. My life view is reality-based, without regrets, blinders or wishful thinking. Things are the way they are...until ... Read more

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