Learn my solution for a recent bad habit I discovered

I’ve got a confession to make!  It’s something I’m not proud of.  It’s something that I keep trying to stop.  It doesn’t just affect me.  It affects others negatively too. Now I have your attention and you’re wondering what I am going to confess.  The habit I want to stop is…complaining.  I’m a fairly optimistic […]

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How to cope with this pandemic when you’re tired of it!

How are you handling the disruptions to your life? I think we are all curious about how other people are coping with this pandemic. We’ve never been through something like this before.  We want ideas on how we can cope.  Let me tell you how I am coping.  I am applying my little steps to […]

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How to reduce your stress anywhere, any time in seconds

Combat stress with this cheap, easy and effective technique.  You can do it anywhere, any time, and you can even teach it to your kids or grandkids.  It’s deep breathing.   The deep kind of breathing from your diaphragm – the kind that makes your abdomen move, not your chest. But we really shouldn’t be […]

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Consider these pointers for blissful sleep tonight

I’m stressed so I have terrible sleep. Or I have terrible sleep so I’m stressed.  Which statement is right for you?  Or maybe it’s both? What impacts the quality of our sleep? The hormone cortisol came up in my research, again. Cortisol is vital in helping our bodies regulate our sleep and wake cycles.  Cortisol […]

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Where did this belly fat come from?

Where did this belly fat come from? I’m eating healthy food and exercising regularly.  But there is definitely some extra belly fat. What’s going on? I posed this question in a Facebook group I am part of.  Its called Flipping fifty and it’s a group for connection, support and motivation with tips and science for […]

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Try habit stacking today and win every time!

Did you make a New Years’ Resolution? I didn’t.  I make them too difficult and I can’t keep them. One year I made a resolution to exercise first thing in the morning.  I think I managed one week.  I am a morning person but it was just too big of a change. It felt difficult […]

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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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