I am so excited to see my sisters new place on 5th Ave today. I really like riding the Acela sitting next to my dh in blessed silence w/out my children(although I love them dearly, they are a rambunctious group)I had a great time yesterday @the ... Read more
Are you a good friend to yourself?
If you met yourself, would you want to stick around and talk? Are you the kind of person others can be proud of? Hopefully you are, because that's who will be with you for your entire life. Your values and beliefs create a pretty good picture of... Read more
Being a positive force in someone's life
Perhaps you've seen how an upward spiral can happen as you build a healthy lifestyle. With momentum and small, but consistent, healthy actions, success comes easier and easier until results start to exceed the effort you put into it. Well, the s... Read more
Becoming the person you want to be
Take a look at your priorities and your goals. Where did they come from? Are they the products of soul-searching, self-analysis, and careful planning? Or are they a reaction to pressures from other people? Did you find them within yourself or wi... Read more
Do you see possibilities or problems?
It's been said that some of the smartest people around would make lousy entrepreneurs. How can that be? The fact is, some people are so smart they can easily see all of the problems, roadblocks, and snafus that they'll need to overcome to succee... Read more
Debating on getting on the treadmill or going back to bed myself since I only got 5 hours sleep. Son woke up due to a nightmare & then I finally put the Elf on a shelf out after hearing my kindergardener had wished for ours to come out to her cl... Read more
What does your conscience tell you?
Ever get the feeling that you should be doing something other than what you are? Not just in the area of good vs. evil, but in your exercise and nutrition choices. Do you ever feel guilty about doing a half-hearted job on a project or neglecting... Read more
Do you know where you're going?
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
- Malcolm X, American spokesman for the Nation of Islam
Who tries to put together a puzzle without seeing a picture of the finished product? Who shoots an arrow without knowin... Read more
Today's SP reflection - Facing your worst fears
Your worst fears are usually the ones that never happen. Unfortunately, they're also the ones that keep you from trusting yourself and your abilities. Doesn't it seem silly to give up in the face of an anxiety that may be no more real than the f... Read more
Are you connecting with the world around you?
Reflecting on Today's sp healthy quote
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving individuals.
- Marie Curie, Nobel winning chemist
It's normal to be concerned about the effect you have on the world. You may look for opp... Read more
I had a great Thanksgiving with all my family. Had a great time dancing and catching up with friends and meeting new ones at my hs reunion last night. Looking forward to watching my girls dance in the Xmas parade tomorrow.... Read more
Wed Nov 23
Enjoyed going to bootcamp and core Conditioning classes this am, looking forward to my sister and her husband staying here the weekend. I got up super early this morning so I am going to go to bed, good night!... Read more
Are you paying attention to your health?
He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.
- Thomas Fuller, British clergyman and author
If you want to be around to enjoy your growing family, it's never too late to start taking c... Read more
Are you creating your own life? Today's daily healthy reflection from SP
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw, playwright
Take a moment to look at the circumstances of your world... Read more
Investing time and energy in others
People usually talk of "spending" energy and time on others as if once it's used, it's gone. In reality, that effort is a powerful investment because you'll get more in return. When a match lights a candle, the match's flame doesn't shrink--if a... Read more
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