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A challenge met
Friday, November 18, 2011      5 comments

I saw an interesting challenge on a posting several months ago. The Spark member was planning to read all the A-Z health articles by starting at the beginning and moving straight through the alphabet. I had been pretty haphazard about my readi... Read more
Water bottle waste
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      5 comments

Please check out and read this article about plastic water bottels in Grand Canyon Park:
tle-ban-stopped.html I have been to Grand Canyon and it is beyond words in t... Read more
All over the map day
Friday, November 11, 2011      4 comments

I began today with my home yoga practice. I haven't missed a day in a week and I am feeling great since it is less than three weeks since I had toe surgery. After a lovely breakfast with DH, I was off to celebrate 11-11-11 with three dear frie... Read more
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.
rchiveDisp.php?type=0&ref=775 ... Read more
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 * Don’t 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
mpaign=aa66dfa47c-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN This is small excerpt from the above link... Read more
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 couldn’t 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

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