Everyone deserves a little sanctuary. Claim some territory in your home as your private retreat spot. Maybe it’s where you curl up with favorite books, write in your journal or work on satisfying projects. Warm up your personal space with fre... Read more
In our busy culture, we pride ourselves on being able to do many things at once. We juggle so many tasks, rarely taking time to slow down and experience the present moment.
So it’s a surprise to discover how relaxing it can feel to do just... Read more
When life is out of balance, we can feel it. Stress leaves us drained, exhausted and irritable. That’s why knowing how to manage stress and rebalance our energies is essential for health and happiness. It’s not a luxury to make time in your l... Read more
Try something new & different. Adventures can take many forms – from jumping out of an airplane to studying Shakespeare. Make space in your life for things that inspire you.
Travel near or far. A change of scene opens up new vistas in th... Read more
Did you know…While most everyone should strive for 30-60 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each day, any level of activity is better than none ~ Only 3 in 10 adults get the recommended amount of physical activity ~ Physically ina... Read more
Many people set ambitious fitness goals, only to give up when they fall short. Transformation doesn’t happen overnight. But if you’re committed to making fitness a natural part of your life, these strategies will help you get started:
SHO... Read more
1. It’s a mood booster. Besides relieving stress, regular exercise helps you build confidence & feel good about yourself.
2. Risk of chronic disease may be mitigated by 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per day.
3. It helps ... Read more
Check your attitude: The path to success begins in the mind.
Winter is a perfect time to rev up your routine. What better way to warm up your body and shake off cabin fever? It’s easy when you think “play”, not workouts. (Check with you... Read more
Go on-light that cigarette, drink that martini, eat that cupcake, and hang some clothes to dry on that treadmill! You’re only human. And to prove it, here’s a quick history of failed New Year’s resolutions. (I saw this in Psychology Today and... Read more
1. TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY
Engage in physical activity, meditating, smiling & laughing.
2. REPLAY AND SAVOR LIFE'S JOYS
Pay close attention! That means taking delight in and going over life's momentary pleasures, whether it's by think... Read more
1. IT COULD LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE
Researchers at the State University of New York at Buffalo found that pet ownership did a better job lowering blood pressure under mental stress than certain types of blood-pressure medications.
2. ... Read more
Almost all of us have days when we look in the mirror & wish we were a little thinner, taller, or more athletic. Men & women alike are increasingly plagued with negative perceptions of themselves. According to some national research, as many a... Read more
1. Words must be composed of two short words in a row. (Example: mango= man + go)
2. The words cannot be rhymed.
3. The names become words when the last two letters are removed.
So, how did you do????
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No.1 – These words follow a rule: mango, pineapple, pumpkin
These words don’t: cranberry, lemon, pear, plum
Can you find the rule?
No.2 – These words follow a rule: aqua, orange, purple, silver
Thes... Read more
"Nothing is impossible; the word itself says, "I'm possible!" -Audrey Hepburn
I saw this quote in a magazine and it registered with me. What an interesting way to look at the word impossible. Obviously, Audrey Hepburn was a "glass half f... Read more