In the month of April, I volunteer at a local academy for troubled teens teaching poetry. Today was my second visit and as usual, the girls were enthusiastic and listened with interest. The boys are a different story. They are full of enthusi... Read more
Two days into the week and I have done more than I usually do in a week. Monday after breakfast got to Spark and got lots done. Late morning was trip to Costco and lunch. Afternoon was picking up around house, doing yoga and early evening a g... Read more
Here's on example:
12. Give up your excuses. Send them packing and tell them they’re fired. You no longer need them. A lot of times we limit ourselves because of the many excuses we use. Instead of growing and working on improving ourselves an... Read more
I know your have been hurt. I know your heart has been broken I know how disappointed you are. It's so unfair - you never should have had to experience such things. You deserve better. It never should have happened. I'm so sorry for what you en... Read more
Today I went to the Central Iowa Yoga Retreat. As I was helping people check in, a very pleasant looking woman said, "CarolJean?" and I responded "Garden Girl!". We knew the other was going to be there, but it was amazing to recognize and imm... Read more
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.
tinybuddha.com/blog/solv e-your-problems-and-set-yo... Read more
www.everydayhealth.com/w eight/0322/could-two-words -help-you-resist-temptatio n.aspx?xid=nl_EverydayHeal thWomensHealth_20120327
What two words made a difference to those losing or maintaining weight.... What i... Read more
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
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
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.
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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
I recently read a wonderful article on line www.yogajournal.com/wisd 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
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