ever thought that texting is like praying?

Don’t you just love to get texts from good friends and family?  Or maybe you have adult children that live far away?  It could be that you have grandchildren that can text?  Texts from those we love grab our attention right away. Modern technology is pretty amazing isn’t it?  Now we can text and message […]

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Don’t cave to the crave!

Is that piece of chocolate cake luring you into the kitchen with whispers of forbidden delight.  Or maybe the potato chips are inviting you to a private crunch and munch party.  Food cravings or temptations are a real part of life. I find that January and the winter months are hard. I am home now […]

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Proven tips on how to be optimistic

Can we have a positive state of mind in all this chaos? It seems like there is so much bad news.  The worldwide pandemic and all the political unrest in the United States are all over the news and social media.  Here in Ontario, Canada the number of cases of Covid 19 is rising and […]

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Diet free! Healthy habits for a lifetime

Do you struggle with getting healthy?  Are you always tired? Maybe you’ve dieted on and off for years and you’re frustrated and discouraged because nothing seems to change for long. Or maybe you are overwhelmed by all the health information available and need some direction. Do you need a regular dose of encouragement and hope?  […]

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10 tips for a healthier Christmas

Tis the season for eating! Everywhere I go there will be tempting goodies. Then I’ll add some holiday stress and I’ll have the perfect combination for overeating.  My favorite foods – turkey, stuffing, gravy, pie, cookies, rich desserts and chocolates will be within my reach. But this year is going to be different! I have […]

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How I’m going to increase the joy this Christmas!

 Let’s be real this Christmas. 2020 has been a crazy year because of the pandemic. For many of us this Christmas will look very different from other years. It’s so easy to get caught up in decorating the tree with the latest colours, baking Pinterest perfect cookies and shopping for hours for the best gifts. […]

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My best tips to get recharged and cope with stress!

Is your life crazy busy?  The pre-Chrismas season is upon us!  It’s so easy to get caught up in the busyness of life and feel like we are always running on empty. How do we get recharged and refocused? When my life is crazy I have learned that there are some important things I need […]

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3 little words that put you in control

Do you know that our words can make us feel like a victim or a conqueror? Want to feel empowered not deprived; change 3 little words and affirm your will power. Switch from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I don’t’. Sounds too simple to make much of a difference, but there is research to back it up! […]

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Reduce stress is ten Minutes!

Feeling stressed?  Can you carve out 10 minutes in your demanding day?  Just 10 minutes of your crazy life that will reduce your stress, increase your metabolism, lower your blood pressure and improve your mood. Are you surprised that –  “Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost […]

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Let’s walk together on the path of health and well-being

Let’s do life, side by side, one little step at a time.  Let’s walk together on the path of health and well-being.  Over the last 6 years we have walked together. (Yes, this blog is 6 years old!) When we first started we were climbing a mountain. The mountain was called Health and Well-being. There […]

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My best time management tip – it really works!

Do you have a really long list of things you have to do this week? Me too! When we look at all the things that need to be done in one week we can feel overwhelmed. So what do we do?  How do we cope? Here are a few things I have learned that have […]

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Halloween tricks to try

The scariest part of Halloween is the munchie monster that lives in my house. Me! I can pop those treat sized chocolate bars into my mouth as easy as can be. And those little bags of Doritos are crunchy and spicy! Before I even realize it I’ve eaten 700 empty calories. That’s the same as […]

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