I started a new team called Mindful Mental Health. If you are interested, please join me there!
It's really for everyone, regardless of their mental health diagnosis or la... Read more
I have been thinking a little bit about how I gained about fifteen pounds over the holidays and after my birthday in January, and what may have caused all of that. A lot of it was chocolate, and I am not good about rationing out the chocolate wh... Read more
I am going slow this year in figuring out my resolutions. That is because I have been sick this winter, and was not sure what to plan for, exactly. So I was not going to make any. But then time was dragging along, and I am still here. So I guess... Read more
In Gretchen Rubin's video The Years Are Short, she writes about her bus ride with her daughter on school days. How it annoyed her, and then she realized that for her daughter it was a big part of her life. So then she was thankful for it. Please... Read more
Last week, I was downtown with my mom to listen to a free noon concert. While we were walking around I noticed that there are a lot of slogans written everywhere. It seems nearly every company or organization has one. Either they always use it, ... Read more
This article on diet fads was from a couple of years ago, but is still very relevant, and always will be! Most shocking diet? Just breathing! No, you've got to eat.
news.health.com/2013/01/ 29/ashton-kutchers-diet-sc are-5-fad-... Read more
The title sounds better than how it all is. What I meant is that life is not perfect, but it's life, and it's what we have. So it's better than perfect! Waiting for perfection will usually result in nothing, and that's no good. That's true with ... Read more
My last blog was about making big problems or new plans smaller and easier to deal with. The point was lost on me, if you read that entry. But I thought about it more, and I got it!
I don't have to do everything at once to be improving stu... Read more
In her video, The Strategy of Clarity, author Gretchen Rubin talks about how we often can have difficulty forming better habits when we aren't being clear with ourselves exactly what we want. Eating more healthfully might seem like too big of a ... Read more
In her video, Strategy of Other People, Gretchen Rubin talks about how other people can inspire us on the one hand or possibly lead to our downfall on the other hand when we try to practice good habits. We are all interconnected. So we need to u... Read more
In her video, The Strategy of Identity, Gretchen Rubin talks about how what we think about ourselves can effect whether or not we will pick up a good habit. I think it's a really interesting topic, and wish people talked about this more often. B... Read more
Did you know it matters when you take your calcium? If you are taking calcium supplements that contain calcium carbonate, you need to take them with a meal. And if you are also hoping to get iron from that meal or from other supplements or a mul... Read more