My Living Will
Last night, my husband and I were sitting in the living room, and I said to him, "I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and fluids from a bottle. If that ever happens, just pull the plug"
He got up, unplugge... Read more
BOY, there are days that I could truthfully use this excuse.......
Did you hear about the 83-year-old woman who talked herself out of a speeding ticket by telling the young officer that she had to get there before she forgot where she was goin... Read more
Are You Safe???
We live in the country. The summer we purchased our home, it was broken into. We weren't living there at the time, but were remodeling and were there at least 8 hours a day. It was such a strange feeling to know that we were vulnerable and th... Read more
Other Relaxation Techniques
Other common relaxation techniques include:
***Listening to music
Relaxation techniques take practice. As you learn relaxation techniques, you'll become more... Read more
Types Of Relaxation Techniques
In general, relaxation techniques involve refocusing your attention to something calming and increasing awareness of your body. It doesn't matter which relaxation technique you choose. What matters is that you try to practice relaxation regula... Read more
Benefits of Relaxation Techniques
Whether your stress is spiraling out of control or you've already got it tamed, you can benefit from learning relaxation techniques. Learning basic relaxation techniques is easy, often free or low cost, and poses little risk. Explore these sim... Read more
What's True??? What's Not???
A few days ago, I received an email warning about the use of margarine instead of butter. Supposedly, this email has been circulating since 2003, but this is the first I have read it. I was in a hurry, so I didn't go back to the article until ... Read more
"I SEE YOU"
If you haven't seen Avatar yet, take the entire family and GO!!! My oldest son and husband went first and all I heard for almost a week was what a wonderful experience it was..........NOT just the 3D and special effects, but the MESSAGE. My hu... Read more
This is the best I have ever heard life explained!!!
One evening an old Iroquois told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people.
He said, "My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.
"One is Evil---It is ange... Read more
Simply The Best........
A couple of months ago, I made the Spark People Recipe, Flaxseed, Wheat, and Bran Muffins and thought it was the best tasting muffin ever. It makes a large batch of 24 muffins, which I like, because I freeze them and take one out each morning f... Read more
Don't You Just Love It?????
Don't you just love when you come home at the end of the day and you know that your supper is all ready and that it is all in ONE pot? You open the door, and the smell of something wonderful heads right for your nose.........
Yesterday, I tri... Read more
Why Can't We Always Be Like This???
Everywhere you look, Haiti is in the news, as it should be. People are coming forward from many walks of life to do what they can to help, and this is also as it should be. But, why can't we think this way in less catastrophic situations? Why... Read more
How Do We Hang On To This????????
On my way home one day, I stopped to watch a Little League baseball game that was being played in a park near my home. As I sat down behind the bench on the first-base line, I asked one of the boys what the score was. "We're behind 14 to nothi... Read more
This Was Great!!!!!
As you can probably tell by the amount of Spark People Recipes I make, I have turned into a huge fan!!! Well, last night's recipe has made me an even bigger fan (and not in size)!!!! I don't know why, but in the past I never thought to make "W... Read more
The Best Way To Show That We Care
Author and lecturer, Leo Buscaglia, once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child.
The winner was:
A four-year-old child, whose next door neighbor was an elderly gentleman, w... Read more