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It's a beautiful morning

Saturday, November 07, 2015      2 comments

Have that song playing in my head. After forest fires this past summer with months of no rain, we are finally catching up. The first snowfall o... Read more

Today's thought

Monday, June 29, 2015      3 comments

When other things weigh me down, nature is the one I count on, my constant, my church. It can be found even in crowded cities, in the flight of birds, in the chatter of squirrels, in a weed growing through a crack in a sidewalk. When I really ne... Read more

“The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.”

Thursday, February 19, 2015      4 comments

This quotation has been attributed to psychotherapist Rollo May and to columnist/activist Jim Hightower. (HIghtower added, "even a dead fish can go with the flow"). Regardless of who said it first, it's food for thought.... Read more

Healthy portable high protein snacks

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      4 comments

When looking for high protein, low sodium snack ideas, I found this link.
-protein-snacks-portable When I'm out and about running errands I like to take healthy choices along to keep me fro... Read more

Monday, Monday; Spark Progress & Tips

Monday, November 24, 2014      2 comments

Not feeling so good at the moment but otherwise it's a beautiful Monday. Let's see, if I tell myself I feel great, will I? It's worked before. I feel great, I feel great, I feel great! Just reading those words makes me smile, unclench and ... Read more

Substituting negative thoughts with positive

Tuesday, November 04, 2014      5 comments

I tried something recently with surprising results. I easily get sick when I'm run down. Twice last month I felt crummy, had sniffles, sore throat, aches. When I'm sick I think things like "I'm exhausted, I feel crappy, my throat hurts," etc. ... Read more

Spinning my wheels & dreams come true

Thursday, July 11, 2013      8 comments

Last fall, I took my beautiful turquoise mountain bike out of the cellar where it languished for 15 years. I cleaned and lubed it, pumped up the tires, rode a few short min... Read more

Be kind to yourself & focus on progress

Tuesday, June 18, 2013      4 comments

You've probably heard this or something like it before: If a friend falls behind or trips, you would help her or him catch up and get up; you wouldn't be mean. Be as kind to yourself on your journey as you would be to a friend. Treat yourself wi... Read more

Eating Mindfully

Monday, May 20, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday while reading at the table, I began munching mindlessly on some "healthy" crackers. After a time, I realized I had no idea how many I'd eaten. This morning during 5-15 minutes of daily inspirational reading, the next section I'd b... Read more