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Brunch equals breakfast and lunch, right???

Sunday, November 06, 2011      6 comments

We are visiting family in St. Louis and a local Greek restaurant has a very nice breakfast buffet for a very reasonable price. That combination makes it irresistible to DH as breakfast is his favorite meal to eat out and he loves a good bargain... Read more

My plans for world peace

Sunday, October 30, 2011      5 comments

Okay, I admit I am an unrepentant optimist. I believe if everyone practiced yoga 5 times a week, got a monthly massage and ate healthy food, we would have world peace! However, I have been thinking more and more about a simple word that cou... Read more

Inspiring Essay

Saturday, October 29, 2011      6 comments

This is an inspirational essay of 500 words by a gifted man about what he would say to the world if this were his last day on earth.
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Maybe this is why we are called Spark People

Friday, October 28, 2011      4 comments

"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit." ~Albert Schweitzer ... Read more

Accepting an addiction

Thursday, October 27, 2011      5 comments

On Monday I had some very minor surgery on my foot which kept me from doing my regular daily home yoga for four days. I see the surgeon tomorrow and hope for a repeal on my restriction. I didn't realize how "addicted" I was to my daily practic... Read more

Spark up your day

Friday, October 21, 2011      7 comments

Stop! Say out loud or write down three things you are blessed with today.... heck, make it 10 if you want. Tomorrow, repeat. Next day: repeat. Third day: repeat. Get the idea??? According to neurological science, you are rewiri... Read more

If you don't understand depression

Sunday, October 16, 2011      6 comments

My DD sent me this link and I think it really speaks to helping people understand what depression really is. ... Read more

Joy Day

Friday, October 14, 2011      2 comments

Please check out this link. It is such a great idea and in some ways so obvious that you almost want to say "Duh" to yourself.
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A tribute to the full moon

Thursday, October 13, 2011      3 comments

Advice From the Moon * Live life to the fullest * Be someone to look up to * Donít be phased by difficulties * Take time to reflect * Enjoy a little space * Honor the cycles of nature * Light up the night! ... Read more

Press the pause button when needed

Wednesday, October 12, 2011      6 comments
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Iowa City Yoga Festival - Awesome weekend

Monday, October 10, 2011      4 comments

The Iowa City Yoga Festival, just completed (October 7, 8, 9) will be remembered as another outstanding event. I thought last year couldnít be topped in terms of organization, presenters, workshops, vendors and venue, but in every category this... Read more

Small goals, small steps to balance at home

Tuesday, October 04, 2011      4 comments

I have a tendency to see connections between events in my life and what is happening in my mind and body. For all the years I have done yoga, I cannot do one legged balance poses. I looked around my house and realized there is chaos everywhere. ... Read more

Rethinking New month, new goals.... Make them SMART

Sunday, October 02, 2011      1 comments

Here's what I originally posted as my goals for October: Fitness: Do strength training three times a week. Nutrition: Eat 4-5 fruits and veggies a day Motivation: Meditate 10 minutes at least 5 times a week. Here are the rewr... Read more

Why I love October

Saturday, October 01, 2011      3 comments

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A New Month and New Goals

Friday, September 30, 2011      2 comments

Nancy reminded me tomorrow is a new month and it's time to think about monthly goals. She suggested one in each of three areas: fitness, nutrition and motivation Fitness: Do strength training three times a week. Nutrition: Eat 4-5 fru... Read more

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