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Changing Language to change perception

Friday, March 30, 2012      6 comments

I would love to quote gobs of this article I just read, however, in keep with Spark policy, I will post the link and encourage you to read an article that challenged my thinking.
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I don't

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      4 comments
thWomensHealth_20120327 What two words made a difference to those losing or maintaining weight.... What i... Read more

Food to help you sleep

Monday, March 26, 2012      3 comments

There has been a forum on DWD team recently talking about food good for sleep. I found this online this morning. I copied a bit of it here to give you an idea and the link will take you to the full article which suggests some interesting combin... Read more

Hunger Games

Sunday, March 25, 2012      6 comments

I must admit i read the first book in this series, which this movie is based on, four years ago when it first came out. I decided then that the major premise was so unpalatable that I would not and have not read any of the further books. That... Read more

Dear Daughter's friends delight us

Friday, March 23, 2012      2 comments

We are spending a long weekend, Thursday through Sunday with DD friend's in a city convenient for all of us, but where only one friend lives. We stay in a nearby motel and the friends sleep at the two bedroom apartment that is party central. ... Read more

Are you concentrating on how far you have to go?

Wednesday, March 21, 2012      5 comments

Great quote I just ran into today: “Always concentrate on how far you’ve come, rather than how far you have left to go.” ~Unknown The article didn't have anything to do with health, weight control, etc. However, it reminded me of so many bl... Read more

Is it true, is it kind, is it necessary?

Tuesday, March 20, 2012      5 comments

I recently read a wonderful article on line
om/2112 titled me talk pretty. The article in full fascinated me, but the three questions in the title of this blog really stood out. Whenever I think ... Read more

Great Yoga Workshop

Sunday, March 11, 2012      4 comments

Went to a workshop yesterday titled:From Child Posture to Corpse Pose Your Practice as a Metaphor for Embracing Change, Encountering Challenge, and Learning to Live Your Best Life The teacher used the metaphor of child's pose as birth, the p... Read more

Self Compassion

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      3 comments

This is part of a bulletin I get on line called Wise Brain. So here are some steps for calling up self-­compassion, which you could blend together as self-­compassion becomes easier for you: Take a few minutes to acknowledge your dif... Read more

Sunshine does make a difference

Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

We just returned from 3 weeks in Panama, where the sun shone everyday and the weather was lovely. Now, I realize spending 3 weeks in Feb. in a warm climate with a sister I love dearly may have made some of the difference as well.... however, to... Read more

A Perfect Day

Thursday, March 01, 2012      4 comments

How do I top that title? After a wonderful breakfast of great Panamanian coffee, healthy cereal and a great fruit smoothie, we gathered food, changed in swimsuits and drove 5 minutes to "Frank's Place." In the mid 1990's Frank bought 100 acres... Read more

Eating out Panama style

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      2 comments

We went to Caldera, a nearby small town for a typical Panamanian lunch. You get to order chicken, meat (which could be pork or beef) or fish. No fish today, so 3 of us ordered chicken and DH ordered carne (meat). The rest of the plate is fill... Read more

Article about Panama Canal

Sunday, February 26, 2012      1 comments

Enjoy this article about the Panama Canal from a Minneapolis newspaper. The author took the trip the opposite direction we did.
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Birds, bees and butterflies with coffee

Friday, February 24, 2012      7 comments

This morning we drove through Boquete up to Finca Larida, a coffee farm in Panama. The grounds (I mean to area surrounding the coffee trees, not the coffee grounds) are beautiful filled with landscaped lawns, trees and flowers. Those flowers a... Read more

Change of Plans... road blocks

Tuesday, February 21, 2012      2 comments

Today we made some major changes in our plans. We were supposed to go to an island in the Caribbean on Sat. through Monday. However the government and one of the indigenous tribes here are having issues over strip mining of copper (gov't wants... Read more

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