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Happy Now?

Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

Being happy in the midst of the difficulties of human life is a wonderful art, a great accomplishment. Learning to be happy is perhaps the most important skill we can develop in life. So, how can we learn? Here are 3 key lessons to get you st... Read more

Some Do's & Don'ts to look and feel your best

Sunday, February 20, 2011      9 comments

DO wear clothes that fit well and skim your body. Baggy or loose clothing emphasizes size. Accentuate your assets with good makeup and attention grabbing accessories. For example, a bright scarf flatters and draws attention upwards. Choos... Read more

Make yourself more interesting

Saturday, February 19, 2011      5 comments

The minute you lose interest in learning is the minute you risk becoming ignorant. So read. Volunteer. Go to museums. Take a class. Meditate. Never stop education yourself, and you'll be the most interesting person you know. "Even if ... Read more

Creating your sleep environment

Friday, February 18, 2011      1 comments

1. Noise Control Creating "white noise" with a fan or air conditioner can block outside disturbances. It can also be very soothing. Heavy curtains, double-pane windows, and rugs are also good ways to block and absorb noice. And when all els... Read more

Words of Wisdom

Thursday, February 17, 2011      4 comments

PROVERBS FROM AROUND THE WORLD Night rinses what the day has soaped. —Swiss It’s not the fault of the post that the blind man can’t see it. —Sanskrit God deliver me from a man of one book. —E... Read more


Wednesday, February 16, 2011      2 comments

Avoid big meals before bed. It's best to finish eating at least 2-3 hours before your regular bedtime. If you're hungry, a light snack high in carbohydrates like bread or cereal may actually help you fall asleep. Avoid caffeine in the ev... Read more

Activities to get you in the mood...

Tuesday, February 15, 2011      3 comments

FOR SLEEP! (What were YOU thinking I meant? emoticon Get up and do something. Don't lie in bed awake for m... Read more

Feel better...Sleep better

Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

Getting 7-8 hours of sleep each night is crucial to overall physical and emotional health. But sometimes getting the sleep you need is more difficult than you'd expect. How much you sleep can affect how good you feel. Ever get to bed a lit... Read more


Sunday, February 13, 2011      7 comments

This month, in between penning sweet notes to loved ones, dash one off to yourself too. People who wrote themselves an uplifting letter every day for a week got a boost in spirits for up to six months afterward. Try it: For the next seven day... Read more

Be a Goal Getter

Saturday, February 12, 2011      3 comments

We know it takes eating right and exercise to drop pounds, but don't ignore your brain. You can be your own biggest enemy because if you don't believe in yourself, you'll never reach your goal. The key is using those unconscious thoughts to yo... Read more


Friday, February 11, 2011      2 comments

Eleanor Roosevelt once wrote, "Nobody really does anything alone." Well, that includes losing weight and staying fit. Learn how to express your needs to gain support from the people in your life. Tell your husband not to pick up chips and dip... Read more


Thursday, February 10, 2011      5 comments

You're not going to have success at every turn, and that's OK. Many people are afraid of failing, and they let that fear stop them from trying in the first place. Understand that messing up is an integral part of success. It's an entry point ... Read more


Wednesday, February 09, 2011      3 comments

Before you act rashly - late-night binge coming on? - stop and literally stand still in your tracks. Then take five big, deep breaths. Now carefully contemplate the results of your decisions and actions before you make them. If you eat that s... Read more


Tuesday, February 08, 2011      5 comments

Avoid making the same diet mistakes twice by seeking feedback from a professional. If your budget allows, enlist an R.D. for a onetime assessment of your food log. Same with fitness: Hire a personal trainer for a session or two and adopt some... Read more


Monday, February 07, 2011      3 comments

Anxiety is a useless emotion. Its only function is to derail your focus and rob you of valuable energy that you could channel into creating your new life. To knock it out, root yourself in the present moment by asking yourself how things are r... Read more

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