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Making lemonade out of lemons

Saturday, February 04, 2012      3 comments

Well, we took our annual trip to the Quad Cities to view eagles in the wild. Unfortunately, this year we did not get to see a single eagle. :-( However, we had fun with my Dad & his girlfriend anyway. Plus, we went to the movies after we dr... Read more

Don’t assume that happiness is easy

Friday, February 03, 2012      7 comments

People assume that a person who acts happy must feel happy, but even though it’s in the very nature of happiness to seem effortless and spontaneous, it often takes great skill.... Read more

Happiness: True Rules

Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

The things that go wrong often make the best memories.... Read more

QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF

Wednesday, February 01, 2012      4 comments

What makes you happier: To go to bed early and wake up early, or to go to bed late and wake up late? • What are your favorite parts of your ordinary day? • What would your perfect day look like? Can you make an ordinary day look more like yo... Read more

4 stress-free ways to eliminate stress

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

1. Turn out the light as soon as you’re sleepy. Getting enough sleep makes a huge difference in your sense of energy and cheerfulness. 2. Walk around the block. A little exercise and a little sunlight will give you a big boost. 3. Take... Read more

The Importance Of Play

Monday, January 30, 2012      5 comments

Make time for play. What is play? An activity that’s satisfying, has no economic significance, doesn’t create social harm, and doesn’t necessarily lead to praise or recognition. Play is not merely idle time; it’s an opportunity to experiment wit... Read more

Puzzle

Sunday, January 29, 2012      4 comments

What do the following words have in common? Blame, Chunk, Drake, Glass, Price, Snap, Tease For the answer, please scroll down- Keep on going- Just a bit further now- And the answer is:... Read more

01/28/2012

Saturday, January 28, 2012      3 comments

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Still a KOPS!

Friday, January 27, 2012      5 comments

My weigh-in last night was a real nail-biter for me since I wasn't sure if I would have succeeded in losing the weight I put on during my convalesence from knee replacement surgery. I truly was concerned that I might lose my KOPS status which w... Read more

FIVE FATEFUL QUESTIONS

Thursday, January 26, 2012      6 comments

If you’re trying to make a tough decision, ask these five questions to help yourself think more clearly: • What am I waiting for? • What would I do if I weren’t scared? • What steps would make things easier? • What would I do if I had... Read more

National Compliment Day

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      2 comments

Today is National Compliment Day, so be sure to spread the wealth - compliment as many people as you can, but be sincere. I want to compliment every single one of my SparkPeople friends for being there for me in good times and in bad. You ... Read more

Find the good

Monday, January 23, 2012      1 comments

The absence of feeling bad isn’t enough to make you feel happy; you must strive to find sources of feeling good.... Read more

GO IT ALONE

Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

You schedule quality time with pals, but have you ever made a date with yourself? Solitude is essential for creativity, and it fosters personal development as well. So...go for a hike, practice yoga, or unplug your devices and just sit and... Read more

Home, Slim Home

Saturday, January 21, 2012      4 comments

Cutting calories isn't the only way to drop pounds. It's not just what you eat that affects your weight, but how you eat it. To set yourself up for success, try these 3 top tricks: Put produce front and center At dinner, serve yourse... Read more

Miracles

Thursday, January 19, 2012      4 comments

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”—ALBERT EINSTEIN I'm really trying to live my life the second way, Albert! Thanks for the words of wisdom to... Read more


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