www.thestar.com/life/rel ationships/2017/06/19/thin king-highly-of-yourself-an d-others-is-the-key-to-con fidence-pasricha.html
Neil Pasricha is the "get happy" guru and has a regular column in the Toronto Star.... Read more
That's the Spark community I know and love -- and it was great to see the response to C8TSON which really made a difference to her.
Dear friends of ours are moving far far west in Canada and we went out for a farewell dinner with them las... Read more
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=6375646
I'm sorry to see that C8TSON is leaving Spark People.
Above is the link to her blog in which she explains why.
Of course anyone ... Read more
“Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think.”
"Few people think more than two or three times a year. I've made an international reputatio... Read more
Wow, what an amazing batch of comments on yesterday's blog about judgement!
This is a remarkable community of people . . . and reading the comments can provide a fascinating window into that community!
When I was studying theories ... Read more
Oh yeah. There's lots and lots out there about how we should not be judgemental. Just google it, you'll get an earful. And even more about how to will ourselves NOT to be judgemental. Should should should. Often delivered (ironically enough)... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ arts/books-and-media/book- reviews/review-roxane-gays -hunger-is-a-profoundly-ho nest-account-of-what-its-l ike-to-be-a-woman-of-size/article35325873/
The Globe and Mail this morning ... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/parenting/fathers-day /leah-mclaren-glad-youre-a round-dad-but-well-try-to- ignore-your-bad-eating-hab its/article35308744/
What an interesting article, just before Father's Day ... Read more
I'm hoping I don't have a preachy tone.
I sure don't feel like I've got it all figured out . . . not remotely close.
Having gardened since I was a very little girl: how come it took me to age 65 to "discover" ivy geraniums? And how ... Read more
I'm no Georgia O'Keeffe.
But I really do love my watermelon Oriental poppies.
It's thundering out there. And I know that means they could be pounded down by a rainstorm before I get home from work.
And we've also had some hot h... Read more
www.prochange.com/transt heoretical-model-of-behavi or-change
Amanda Lang refers to the Stages of Change theory developed by James Prochaska in an off-hand kinda way, with the information actually buried in an end not... Read more
I've just finished reading Amanda Lang's book, "The Beauty of Discomfort". It's very interesting: it coheres with my "hunger is not an emergency" approach very closely. And it also reinforces my general annoyance with that currently popular ph... Read more
OK, I really really wasn't so keen to go to the gym this morning.
But: I decided that I wouldn't permit myself to wear my new watermellen shoes unless I went to the gym first.
Putting them in my bag to wear AFTER my shower (with some ... Read more
When I was a tiny child, getting a new pair of shoes was pretty rare!! And I can remember running up to total strangers inviting their admiration. "See my new shoes?"
Well, I have to admit I may have overcompensated as a grown up. I DO h... Read more